Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Posted on  10/23/2013 4:02 pm

Location:

  • East 24th Street and North Market Streets, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Monday, October 21, 2013, at approximately 10:32 p.m.

Victim:

  • 27 year old male, Wilmington, Delaware

Suspect:

  • Black male, 20 to 25 years old, 6’0” to 6’2” tall, 180 to 190 lbs., thin build, dark complexion, wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt
  • Black male, 20 to 25 years old, 5’9” to 6’0” tall, 180 to 190lbs., thin build, dark complexion, wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt
  • Black male, 20 to 25 years old, 5’6” to 5’7” tall, 185 to 195lbs., small build, braided hair, light complexion, wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt

Summary:

Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred October 21, 2013, in the area of East 24th Street and North Market Streets.

The initial investigation suggests that at approximately 10:32 p.m., the 27 year old male victim was walking on North Market Street when he was approached by three suspects. The suspects each displayed a handgun and demanded that the victim turn over his property. When the victim refused, the suspects pistol whipped the victim and removed his cell phone.

Suspect one is described as a dark complected Black male, 20 to 25 years old, 6’0” to 6’2” tall, 180 to 190 lbs., thin build, wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt. Suspect two is described as a dark complected Black male, 20 to 25 years old, 5’9” to 6’0” tall, 180 to 190lbs., thin build, wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt. Suspect three is described as a light complected Black male, 20 to 25 years old, 5’6” to 5’7” tall, 185 to 195 lbs., small build, braided hair, wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt.

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.