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Delaware State Police Investigating Bank Robbery- Bear


Date Posted: Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Bear- Delaware State Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Wednesday afternoon at TD Bank located at 1001 E. Songsmith Drive, Bear, DE.

On October 7, 2020, at approximately 1:47 p.m., troopers responded to TD Bank for a reported bank robbery. The initial investigation revealed the suspect entered the bank, approached the counter, and passed a note to the bank teller. The teller understood a robbery was occurring and complied with the demands. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the bank on foot toward the Lowes parking lot. No one was injured during the incident, and no surveillance footage is available at this time.

The suspect is described as a white male, 20-30 years of age, approximately 5’08”-6’02” tall, average build, and wearing dark-colored clothing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective B. McDerby with Delaware State Police Troop 2 Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 302-834-8436 or emailing Brian.McDerby@delaware.gov. 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.

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. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.

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