Assault and Robbery Caught on Surveillance; Police Seek Public's Assistance Identifying Suspect

Posted on  02/22/2013 12:52 pm

Location:

  • 1300 block Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 9:46 p.m.

Suspect(s):

  • Black/Hispanic male, 5’ 6”- 5’ 8”, possible beard, wearing all black clothing

Victim:

  • Black male, 35, of Wilmington, Delaware

Summary:

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a robbery suspect.

Saturday evening, February 2, at approximately 9:46 p.m., officers responded to the Jade Palace restaurant in reference to a robbery. The investigation revealed the victim was placing his food order when the suspect approached from behind punching him in the head. The victim dropped his money as he fell to the floor. The suspect picked up the money and fled in an unknown direction.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information can call:

  • Detective Shane Sowden at (302) 576-3606.
  • 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.