Police Investigate Attempted Robbery

Posted on  04/13/2013 8:37 pm


  • West 6th Street and North Bancroft Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware

Dates of Occurrence:

  • Friday, April 12, 2013, approximately 11:00 p.m.


  • 55 year old female, Avondale, Pennsylvania


  • Suspect 1: Black male, 20 to 25, 5’6”, large build, black knit hat, black jacket, and black pants, armed with a handgun
  • Suspect 2: Black male, 5’8”, thin build, black hooded sweatshirt


Police are investigating an attempted robbery of a restaurant patron that occurred last evening.

The incident occurred at approximately 11:00 p.m. as the female victim returned to her vehicle at West 6th Street and North Bancroft Parkway after leaving a local restaurant. Two black males, one heavy set wearing dark clothing, and the other thin built with a dark hooded sweatshirt, approached the victim. Suspect 1 displayed a handgun and ordered the victim to turn over cash. The victim advised that she did not have any money and the suspects fled east on West 6th Street.

Anyone with information can also 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.