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Delaware State Police Investigating Bank Robbery- Rehoboth Beach


Date Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

Rehoboth Beach- Delaware State Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon.

On January 19, 2021, at approximately 3:17 p.m., Delaware State Police responded to the PNC Bank located at 19745 Sea Air Ave, Rehoboth Beach, for a report of an armed robbery. The investigation determined the male suspect entered the bank, displayed an unknown type of gun, and ordered everyone inside the bank into a back room. He then obtained an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the bank on foot in an unknown direction of travel.

The suspect was described as a male, approximately 5′ 6″- 6′ tall, and a large build. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and light-colored pants. He was wearing a face covering, sunglasses, and gloves.

No one was injured during this incident and there are no surveillance photographs available.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact Det. K. Wideman with Delaware State Police Troop 4 Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 302-752-3832. 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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