Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Posted on  11/06/2013 3:16 pm

Location:

  • 800 block North Franklin Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at approximately 10:21 p.m.

Victim:

  • 29 year old female of Wilmington, Delaware

Suspect:

  • Black male, early 20’s, 5’8” to 5’10” tall, 170 to 190 lbs. , wearing skinny jeans and a black sweatshirt
  • Black male , early 20’s, 5’8” to 5’10” tall, 170 to 190 lbs., wearing skinny jeans and a black sweatshirt, and a white knit hat

Summary:

Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred last night in the 800 block of North Franklin Street.

The initial investigation suggests that at approximately 10:21 p.m. the 29 year old female victim was walking in the 800 block of North Franklin Street when two suspects approached and asked for a cigarette light. When the victim attempted to assist, the suspects knocked her to the ground and held a gun to her head while they removed her property. The victim screamed for help and her husband exited their residence with his dog and chased the suspects.

The suspects are described as Black males in their early 20’s, 5’8” to 5’10”, 170 to 190 lbs., wearing skinny jeans and black sweatshirts. One also wore a white knit hat. They were last seen running east on West 8th Street.

The victim was treated at Wilmington Hospital for minor injuries sustained when she fell to the ground.

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.