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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigating Armed Robbery-North Wilmington

Date Posted: Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Wawa 202 and Naamans

Wilmington (19810) – Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place in the parking lot of a Naaman’s Road Wawa yesterday afternoon.

The incident occurred at approximately 4:07 p.m., Sunday, January 21, 2018, in the parking lot of the Wawa, located at 3452 Naaman’s Road, Wilmington. A 24 year old Suisun City, California woman, was walking through the rear parking lot of the Wawa, when she was approached by a black male suspect who displayed a black handgun and then snatched her wallet out of her hand. After obtaining the wallet, which contained an undisclosed amount of cash and personal items, the suspect fled the scene in a four door, dark colored vehicle. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect is described as a black male, 22-25 years of age, 6’0”, 160-170 lbs, wearing all dark clothing and in possession of a black handgun.

No surveillance photos are available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-365-8566.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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