Delaware State Police Investigating Armed Robbery in Wilmington

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Edited Nov. 5, 2023|9:17 p.m.


Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery in Wilmington on Friday afternoon.

On Friday, November 3, 2023, at approximately 1:07 p.m., troopers responded to Claymont Steak Shop, located at 2720 Concord Pike, for an armed robbery. The investigation revealed that two black males approached the victim, who was sitting in his car in the parking lot. The suspects displayed handguns as they demanded money from him. After the victim gave the suspects an undisclosed amount of money, they fled the area in a white vehicle. The troopers who responded to the incident searched the area for the suspect but were unable to locate them.

There were no reported injuries following the incident. The suspects are described as black males wearing dark clothing. Surveillance video and images are not yet available. Detectives are investigating whether the suspects followed the victim after the victim made a cash withdrawal from a local bank.

The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Robbery Unit is investigating this incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective D. Patterson by calling 302-365-8471. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need 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 at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at [email protected].

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