Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigate Pharmacy Robbery

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

Wilmington (19803)- Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a North Wilmington area pharmacy that occurred last night.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident happened at approximately 7:55 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2017, as a male suspect entered the Walgreens pharmacy located at 2119 Concord Pike, Wilmington. The suspect approached the sales counter where he presented the female sales clerk with a demand note for cash. The note also implied that the suspect was armed, however, a weapon was not displayed. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. He then exited the store and was last seen running in a northbound direction through the parking lot. There were no injuries.

The suspect is described as a white male. He was 18-20 years of age, 5’07”-5’09” tall, weighed 150-170 lbs., and was last seen wearing a black jacket, dark-colored jeans, black shoes, and had a mask covering a portion of his face.

This incident remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police. No video surveillance photos are available 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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