Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigating Bank Robbery

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

Wilmington (19808)- Delaware State Police Robbery Unit detectives are currently investigating the robbery of a Wilmington area bank that occurred late yesterday afternoon.

The incident occurred on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at approximately 5:56 p.m., as a male suspect entered the WSFS bank located at 4601 Kirkwood Highway. The suspect then approached a female bank teller and presented her with a demand note for cash. The suspect did not display a weapon or imply that he was armed. The bank teller complied with the suspect’s demand’s and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. He then exited the bank and fled in an unknown direction. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as a black male. He was 20-30 years of age, 5’10”-6’00” tall, 180-200 lbs., and was last seen wearing a dark colored sweatshirt, dark colored pants, dark boots, and had a scarf partially covering his face. There is no further physical or clothing description available. No video surveillance photos are available to be released at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the robbery unit at Troop 2 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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