Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Posted on  09/02/2013 10:15 am

Location:

  • 1500 block Thatcher Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Monday, September 2, 2013, approximately 2:45 a.m.

Victim:

  • 33 year old male, Wilmington, Delaware

Suspects:

  • Dark-complected Black male, 16 - 20 years old, black baseball cap, white tee shirt, dark sweatpants, dark shoes, strong African accent

Summary:

Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Monday morning in the 1500 block of Thatcher Street.

At approximately 2:45 a.m., an officer on patrol in the area of Thatcher Street was flagged down by a 37 year old male victim who reported a robbery. Preliminary investigation indicates that the suspect approached the victim in the 1500 block of Thatcher Street, displayed a handgun, and removed cash and other property from the victim.

The suspect is described as a dark complected black male, 16 - 20 years old, wearing a black baseball cap, white tee shirt, dark sweatpants, and dark shoes. He has a strong African accent.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can 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.