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**Updated on April 10, 2015*** On April 9, 2015  Milford Police detectives arrested and charged a 31yo Greenwood woman in connection with the PNC Bank Robbery that occurred on April 2, 2015. Ashley R. Reynolds was charged with Robbery 1st Degree, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, Reckless Endangering 1st Degree and Conspiracy 2nd Degree. Detectives discovered that both Reynolds and Tyre were involved in the armed bank robbery together. Reynolds was arraigned and committed to WCI in default of $75,000.00 cash bond. The joint investigation continues with Milford Police detectives and detectives from Denton Police Department, Caroline County Sheriff’s Office, the Delaware State Police and also Seaford Police Department.

 

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**Update** – The suspect has been positively identified as David Tyre, 35yo of Harrington. Tyre is also suspected in having involvement in armed bank robberies that occurred in Denton, Maryland also. This case is still under investigation, Milford Police detectives are conducting joint investigation with the Denton Police Department, Caroline County Sheriff’s Office and the Delaware State Police.

 

**UPDATE** – According to the Milford Police Department, the bank robbery suspect has been found. “The suspect was identified through many tips from social media. The investigation is on-going in this case,” said officials on this morning. “The Milford Police would like to thank everyone who shared the case pictures on social media.”

Information released last night from the Delaware State Police stated that State Police Detectives are working with Milford Police Department and continuing their investigation into their investigation into the death of a 35-year-old man after he and a female were involved in a pursuit in western Sussex County.
The incident began around 6:30 p.m. Friday April 3, 2015 when an off-duty trooper observed a vehicle matching the description of the one used in the bank robbery that occurred at the PNC Bank in Milford on Thursday, April 2.  The maroon Chevrolet Impala was located traveling westbound on Hickman Road (SR16) west of Greenwood before it turned southbound on Linden School Road and out of site of the trooper.
 
Police state that around 7:25 p.m. a trooper on patrol observed the maroon Impala on Shell Bridge Road entering the town of Bethel and began following close behind before other troopers began closing in on the suspected armed subject.  Once on Sussex Highway (US13) the car turned northbound and continued to elude the now pursuing troopers.  The car turned eastbound on Middleford Road and continued to travel through stop signs at numerous intersections until it eventually began traveling westbound on Seashore Highway (SR404) from Wilson Hill Road.
 
According to police, the Bridgeville Police Department had deployed their Tire Deflation Device (Stop Sticks) in the westbound lane of travel near Oak Road and the Impala struck the device which began to slowly deflate the tires.  As the vehicle began to pull to a controlled stop between Oak Road and Sanflippo Road, a gunshot was heard.  As troopers and officers converged on the car, the passenger, a 35-year-old male, was found deceased in the passenger’s seat with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
 
The driver, a 31-year-old female of Greenwood, was unharmed in the incident and was taken into custody without further incident.  No charges have been filed on the female at this time. The Delaware Division of Forensic Science responded to the scene and removed the body to conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause and manner of death.  Foul play is not suspected and the incident is being investigated as an apparent suicide at this time.

 

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*Original Release* – According to police, at approximately 4:00 pm today the Milford Police responded to PNC Bank located at 655 N. DuPont Hwy after receiving a report of an armed robbery. Police state that investigation revealed that an unknown male (possibly white male, 5’5 to 5’10, average build, wearing dark clothing and black knit hat) entered the bank, approached a teller and brandished a handgun.

The suspect provided the teller with a note demanding money. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash then fled on foot toward Mcdonald’s parking lot and got into a purple or maroon colored older model vehicle and then fled the area.

Anyone with information as to the suspect’s identity or whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Dwight Young or Detective John Horsman of the Milford Police Department at 302-422-8081.

 

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