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Troopers Investigate Bank Robbery- Wilmington


Date Posted: Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Wells Fargo

Wilmington (19808)– The Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank located in the Prices Corner Shopping Center that occurred this morning.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018, as a male suspect wearing a disguise entered the Wells Fargo Bank located at 3215 Old Capital Trail.  The suspect made contact with two employees and demanded money. The employees complied with the suspects demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then exited the bank and fled in an unknown direction. There were no reports of injuries from this incident.

The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 30-40 years of age, 6’01” to 6’02” tall and weighing 170-200 lbs. The suspect was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, dark colored pants, with a light colored disguise covering his face. There is no further physical or clothing description available.  No video surveillance photos are available to be released at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to please contact  Detective Tenebruso, Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-365-8435. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 012018 1842

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