Police ID Suspect In Yesterday’s WSFS Bank Robbery

Wilmington – On Monday, 02 October 2017, at approximately 3:22 pm Wilmington Police responded to WSFS Bank, located in 211 N. Union Street, with regard to an armed robbery, according to police.

Officials said that as officers were arriving they were informed that the suspect had been given an undisclosed amount of money. A description of the suspect was provided, as well as a direction of travel. Officers from E Platoon set up a perimeter in the area and stopped all vehicular traffic. In the 1000 block of W. 4th Street, officers conducted a search for the suspect.

Officers observed a subject matching the description stopped in traffic and managed to take to take him into custody, according to police. The suspect has been identified as Vernon Montgomery, 36 , of Wilmigton. He has been charged with:

– ROBBERY FIRST DEGREE DISPLAYS WHAT APPEARS TO BE A DEADLY WEAPON;

– POSSESSION OF A FIREARM DURING THE COMMISSION OF A FELONY;

– WEARING A DISGUISE DURING THE COMMISSION OF A FELONY.

Anyone who has additional information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Harvist Smallwood at (302) 576-3676.

Original Story

Wilmington – Wilmington Police acted quickly to catch a bank robbery suspect yesterday. Monday October, 02 2017, at around 3:22 pm Wilmington Police responded to WSFS Bank located in 211 N. Union Street for reports of an armed robbery that had just occurred.

Police searching the area were able to locate a suspects vehicle in the area of West Fourth Street near North Van Buren Street. The driver of the vehicles was taken into custody, according to police.

One of our readers snapped a photo of the suspect’s vehicle surrounded by police.

Police ask anyone with information regarding the crime is asked to contact Detective Harvist Smallwood at (302) 576-3676.

Image Credits: Submitted By Reader

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