Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Wilmington (19808) – The Delaware State Police are investigating a bank robbery that took place at the Prices Corner Wells Fargo branch, Thursday afternoon.
The incident occurred at approximately 4:05 p.m., Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the Wells Fargo bank, located at 3215 Old Capitol Trail, Wilmington. The suspect approached an employee at the teller window and presented a demand note, instructing her to turn over money or she would be physically harmed. The employee complied with the demand by turning over an undisclosed amount money to the suspect, who then exited the bank. The suspect was last being seen fleeing eastbound from the bank on foot. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.
The suspect was described as a black male with a dark complexion, 20-30 years of age, 6’1”, with a thin build.
No surveillance images are available at this time.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding the 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 http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin
Released: 081018 0930