Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigating Robbery of Naaman’s Road Walgreens

Walgreens Naamans Road

Wilmington (19810) – Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a Naaman’s Road Walgreens in which the suspect targeted prescription drugs.

The incident occurred at approximately 6:05 p.m., Sunday, January 7, 2018, at the Walgreens pharmacy, located at 1601 Naaman’s Road, Wilmington, as a suspect confronted two female employees as they were leaving for the night and forced them back inside the business.

Once inside, the suspect struck one of the employees in the head, while ordering her to open the pharmacy safe. After gaining access to the safe the suspect removed an undisclosed quantity of assorted drugs, before fleeing on foot to the rear of this business. Neither employee was injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a light skinned black or Hispanic male, 5’8″, with a thin build, wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants, black sneakers, baseball hat, and a black mask covering his face.

No surveillance photos are available at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-365-8566.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 010818 1945

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