Police Searching For Newark Wells Fargo Bank Robber

Newark – Today, Friday March 10, 2017 at around 12 p.m. Newark Police Officers responded to the report of a bank robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 622 S College Avenue in Newark.

The suspect was last seen fleeing south bound on S College Avenue (Rt. 896), according to reports from the scene.

Shortly after the robbery heavy police actively was observed along Route 896 from the Bob Carpenter Center to Interstate 95.

Police are currently on scene investigating the the incident. The bank is located just across the street from the Bob Carpenter Center and the University of Delaware’s Tubby Raymond Field.

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This same location was robbed in June of 2015, when a suspect walked up to a teller and presented a note demanding money. In that robbery the teller turned over an undisclosed amount of cash, and the suspect fled the area on foot in an unknown direction.

A Newark Man was eventually arrested for that robbery and a series of other robberies.

 

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