Arrest made in Econo Lodge robbery

JACKSONVILLE, ONSLOW COUNTY - Jacksonville Police say they have arrested a man for a robbery at a hotel last week.

Wendell Nickolas Williams, 23, of Jacksonville was arrested Friday without incident, according to police. He is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, and was booked into the Onslow County Jail under a secured bond.

Police say the robbery happened just after 1:30 a.m. at the Econo Lodge on North Marine Boulevard. Investigators say Williams entered the business, pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money.  The subject left the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The clerk was not injured. 

Anyone with further information about this incident is asked to contact JPD Detective Julia Parrish at 910-910-938-6521

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