• Police: Man robs business owned by Hickory mayor


    HICKORY, N.C. - Eyewitness News learned a SWAT team surrounded a mobile home in northwest Hickory on Monday night and police are questioning a person of interest after a business owned by the town's mayor was robbed.

    Mayor Rudy Wright was not inside his sign business when the stickup happened.

    Officers said a man burst in, threatened wright's wife and stole cash.

    Monday, investigators said they spotted the getaway car at a mobile home.

    They surrounded the residence until a man came out.

    He is being interviewed by authorities.

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