Police Need Help Identifying Suspect

New Castle County Police are currently investigating a theft that occurred at the Wilmington Community Evangelical Church on Brackenville Road in Hockessin, Delaware.

Police say that n Tuesday August 9, 2016 at around 12:20 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the Wilmington Community Evangelical Church in reference to a theft. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim who reported that someone had entered her vehicle by breaking a window and stole her purse while it was parked at the church. She advised that her purse contained money and numerous credit cards.


Officers were able to develop a suspect and obtain a store surveillance photo of him.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation and/or can identify the suspects, please contact Master Corporal John Kopanski at JKopanski@nccde.org or New Castle County Police at 302-573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

Image Credits: NCCPD

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