Police Investigate Robbery

Posted on  11/15/2013 5:03 pm

Location:

  • 800 block of Kirkwood Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date/Time of Occurrence:

  • Thursday, November 14, 2013, at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Victim:

  • • 33 year old of Newark, Delaware

Suspects/Description:

  • Suspect #1- Black male, 18 to 25 years old, 6’0” tall, 200 pounds, thin build (armed with handgun)
  • Suspect #2- Black male, 18 to 25 years old

Summary:

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the 800 block of Kirkwood Street.

On Thursday, November 11 at approximately 6:30 p.m., uniformed officers responded to the 800 block of Kirkwood Street in reference to a 911 call for a report of a robbery that just occurred. Upon arrival, officers learned that the suspects, who were described as two Black males, 18 to 25 years old, fled in an unknown direction.

The initial investigation suggests that after the victim delivered food to a residence he was approached by two Black male suspects. One suspect displayed a handgun and demanded the victim’s money. The other suspect punched the victim in the face and fled with his wallet and an undisclosed amount of cash.

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.