Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigating Pharmacy Robbery – North Wilmington

Walgreens Faifax

Wilmington (19803) – Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a North Wilmington Walgreens pharmacy Sunday night.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:47 p.m., Sunday, May 13, 2018, at the Walgreens located at 2119 Concord Pike, Wilmington. A masked suspect entered the business and approached a 36 year old male employee at the sales counter while displaying a black handgun and ordered him to open the cash register. The employee complied with the demand and opened the register, at which time the suspect reached in and removed an undisclosed amount of cash, before fleeing the store in a southbound direction. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’6”-5’9”, 160-170 lbs., wearing a red sweatshirt, black pants, a mask and in possession of a black handgun.

No surveillance images 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: 051418 0950

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