Teens sought in armed robbery of 11-year-old in New Castle County

Sketch of the suspect who robbed an 11-year-old at gunpoint. Credit: New Castle County Police.
Sketch of the suspect who robbed an 11-year-old at gunpoint. Credit: New Castle County Police

Police in Delaware released a sketch late Thursday of a suspect between the ages of 13 and 14 who robbed an 11-year-old at gunpoint.

The child said he was approached at the Maryland Park apartment complex on Robinson Lane in Wilmington on Saturday around 1:30 p.m. by two black men, one of whom was carrying a gun.

The armed teen demanded the child’s cellphone; after obtaining the device, both men fled on foot, according to New Castle County police.

No injuries were reported.

Both attackers are described as black males between the ages of 13 and 14 with thin builds. They are thought to weight between 100 and 110 pounds and stand between 5 feet and 5 feet 5 inches tall.

Police asked that anyone with information call to 302-395-8110, or text a tip with the keyword NCCPD to 847411 (TIP411).

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