Cops: Suspect robbed 79-year-old man outside ATM

File photo. Credit: Rikard Larma / Metro.
File photo.
Credit: Rikard Larma / Metro.

Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery Saturday morning of a 79-year-old man outside a Wilmington ATM.

Investigators said the man was shortly after 11 a.m. walking toward the Wells Fargo bank located at 2011 Concord Pk. when he was approached by an unknown man, who began walking beside the victim and talking to him.

As the two walked, police said the suspect suddenly grabbed a deposit bag from the victim and ran away.

There were no injuries reported in connection with the crime.

The suspect is described only as a 6-foot tall white male between the ages of 20 and 30 years old.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call 911, contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-834-2630, ext. 6, or to submit an anonymous tip by texting CRIMES (274637) with the keyword “DSP,” calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, by downloading the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip App or by filling out this online form.


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