Police Investigate a Robbery

Posted on  11/22/2013 1:34 pm


  • 100 block of Towne Estates Drive, Wilmington, Delaware

Date/Time of Occurrence:

  • Thursday, November 21, 2013, at approximately 4:40 p.m.


  • 44 year old of Wilmington, Delaware


  • Black male, last seen wearing a blue jacket


Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the 100 block of Towne Estates Drive.

On Thursday, November 21 at approximately 4:40 p.m., uniformed officers responded to the 100 block of Towne Estates Drive in reference to a 9-1-1 call for a report of a robbery that just occurred. Upon arrival, officers learned that the suspect, who was described as a Black male, fled on foot prior to their arrival.

The initial investigation suggests that as the victim walked in the 100 block of Towne Estates Drive she was approached from behind by the suspect. He grabbed her shirt and demanded her cell phone. The suspect, who was observed wearing a blue jacket, took the victim’s cell phone and fled in an unknown direction.

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.