Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Posted on  07/10/2013 10:37 pm

Location:

  • 400 block of West 9th Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date/Time of Occurrence:

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at approximately 6:00 a.m.

Victim:

  • Black male, 44, of New Castle, Delaware

Suspects/Description:

  • Suspect #1: Black male, 5’11”- 6’01”, dark skin complexion, goatee beard, and collar length braids.
  • Suspect #2: Black male, 5’09”- 5’10”, medium skin complexion, and short hair length.

Summary:

Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the 400 block of West 9th Street.

Wednesday morning uniformed officers met the victim inside of the Public Safety Building in reference to an armed robbery. Officers learned that at approximately 6:00 a.m., the 44 year old victim was walking in the 400 block of West 9th Street when he was approached from behind by two unknown suspects. The armed suspect (Suspect #1) pushed the victim against a gate and demanded money as he displayed a handgun. The second suspect (Suspect #2) removed a cellular phone and an undisclosed amount of cash from the victim’s pockets. Both suspects were last seen headed southbound on North Washington Street out of sight.

The armed suspect is described as a black male, 5’11”- 6’01”, dark skin complexion, goatee beard, and collar length braids. The second suspect is described as a black male, 5’09”- 5’10”, medium skin complexion, with short hair.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should call:

  • Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990.
  • Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 (1-800-847-3333) or online at www.tipsubmit.com.