Police Investigate Robbery

Posted on  09/04/2013 7:09 pm

Location:

  • 500 block of East 4th Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date/Time of Occurrence:

  • Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at approximately 12:40 p.m.

Victim:

  • 82 year old female of Wilmington, Delaware

Suspect/Description:

  • Black male, 20 - 30 years old, 5’10”- 6’0” tall, full beard, average build, and was last seen wearing a blue shirt, light colored pants, and black-white-gray colored Nike shoes.

Summary:

Police are investigating the robbery of an 82 year old woman.

Tuesday afternoon at approximately 12:40 p.m., uniformed officers responded to the 500 block of East 4th Street in reference to a 911 call for a robbery that just occurred. The investigation suggests the 82 year old victim was walking in the 500 block of East 4th Street when she was pushed to the ground by an unknown black male. The suspect removed the victim’s bag and fled in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a Black male, 20 - 30 years old, 5’10”- 6’0” tall, full beard, average build, and was last seen wearing a blue shirt, light colored pants, and black-white-gray colored Nike shoes.

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.