Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigate Donut Shop Robbery – Wilmington


Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Wilmington (19805)- Delaware State Police are currently investigating the armed robbery of a Wilmington area Dunkin Donuts that occurred yesterday evening.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 6:55 p.m. on Monday, January 23, 2017, as two male suspects entered the Dunkin Donuts located at 301 N. Maryland Avenue, Wilmington. The suspects then approached the sales counter where one of them produced and unknown make and model handgun and confronted a male employee. The suspects then demanded money from the cash register. The employee complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to them. The suspects then exited the business and fled on foot in a northbound direction towards Race Street. There were no injuries.

The armed suspect was described as a black male. He was in his early 20’s, 5’04”-5’06” tall, had a thin build, and was last seen wearing a dark-colored sweatshirt, dark pants, and had a mask partially covering his face.

The second suspect was also described as a black male. He was 20-25 years of age, 5’06” tall, had a thin build, and was last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt.

There is no further physical or clothing description available for either suspect.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the Robbery Unit at Troop 2, Glasgow, at 302-365-8566. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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