Officers Investigate Rodney Street Robbery

Posted on  02/03/2013 9:17 am

Location:

  • 300 block North Rodney Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Saturday, February 2, 2013, approximately 6:50 p.m.

Victim:

  • 56 year old Wilmington male

Suspect:

  • Black male, 18 to 20, 6'0”, armed with a black revolver
  • No surveillance photos available for release at this time

Summary:

Wilmington police officers are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the 300 block of North Rodney Street in Wilmington Saturday evening.

This incident occurred as the victim was about to enter his residence when he encountered a black male 18-20 years old and approximately 6'0" tall standing on the sidewalk in front of his residence. The suspect offered to sell the victim marijuana; when the victim refused the suspect displayed a black revolver and compelled him to turn over an undisclosed amount of cash and other property. The suspect fled south on North Rodney Street.

Anyone with information can 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.