Police Investigate Robbery

Posted on  11/15/2013 5:00 pm


  • 1100 block of King Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date/Time of Occurrence:

  • Thursday, November 14, 2013, at approximately 5:42 p.m.


  • 26 year old of Wilmington, Delaware


  • Black male, 20 to 25 years old, 5’10” to 6’01” tall, dark skin complexion, 165 to 180 pounds, all dark clothing


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

On Thursday, November 11 at approximately 5:42 p.m., uniformed officers responded to the 1100 block of King Street in reference to a 911 call for a report of a robbery that just occurred. Upon arrival, officers learned that the suspect, who is described as a Black male, 20 to 25 years old, 6’0” tall, dark skin complexion, 165 to 180 pounds, fled on foot prior to their arrival.

The initial investigation suggests the victim was listening to music on her cell phone while sitting on a bench waiting for the DART bus. The suspect, who was observed wearing all dark colored clothing, grabbed the victim’s cell phone and fled northbound on King 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.