State Police Investigating Wilmington Carjacking

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The Delaware State Police are investigating a carjacking that occurred early this morning on South Market Street in Wilmington.

On August 24, 2023, at approximately 3:18 a.m., troopers responded to the area of South Market Street and Rogers Road, Wilmington, for a report of a carjacking. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 67-year-old man from New Castle, was stopped on the shoulder helping a lost motorist when an unknown SUV stopped next to the victim’s unoccupied car. The suspect, an unknown male, got out from the passenger side of the SUV, displayed a handgun in his waistband, and took the victim’s car. The suspect and the unidentified SUV fled towards I-495 southbound.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing dark-colored clothing. Surveillance images and video are not available at this time.

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. Armstrong by calling 302-365-8440. 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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