Police Investigate a Robbery

Posted on  12/04/2013 2:12 pm


  • 500 block of North Union Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date/Time of Occurrence:

  • Sunday, December 1, 2013, at approximately 5:19 p.m.


  • 70 year old female of Wilmington, Delaware


  • Black male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, thin build


Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the 500 block of North Union Street.

On Sunday, December 1st at approximately 5:19 p.m., uniformed officers responded to the 500 block of North Union Street in reference to a 9-1-1 call for a report of a robbery that just occurred. Upon arrival, officers learned that, as the victim exited an establishment, an unknown black male grabbed her purse and fled the area on foot. The suspect was last seen running northbound on North Union Street then eastbound towards Lincoln Street. Officers were informed that the suspect was approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall with a thin build.

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.