Police Investigate Robbery

Posted on  08/29/2013 10:16 am


  • 1100 block of North Walnut Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date/Time of Occurrence:

  • Thursday, August 26, 2013, at approximately 10:00 p.m.


  • 30 year old female of Wilmington, Delaware


  • Black male, 30 - 40 years old, 5’10”- 6’0”, large build, last seen wearing a white T-shirt and khaki pants.


Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the 1100 block of North Walnut Street.

Monday evening at approximately 10:00 p.m., uniformed officers responded to the Public Safety Building in reference to a report of a robbery. The investigation suggests the victim, a 30-year-old female, was holding her prescription pills in her hand as she cleared space inside of her pocketbook. An unknown black male approached and forcibly removed the pills out of her hand. The suspect was described as being 5’10” - 6’0” in height, large build, and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and khaki pants. The suspect entered a van that was parked nearby and fled northbound on North Walnut Street out of sight.

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.