Troopers Update This Morning’s Prices Corner Bank Robbery

Prices Corner – The Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank located in the Prices Corner Shopping Center that occurred this morning, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said the initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018, as a male suspect wearing a disguise entered the Wells Fargo Bank located at 3215 Old Capital Trail. The suspect made contact with two employees and demanded money, said Jaffe. The employees complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then exited the bank and fled in an unknown direction. There were no reports of injuries from this incident.

The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 30-40 years of age, 6’01” to 6’02” tall and weighing 170-200 lbs. The suspect was last seen wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, dark colored pants, with a light colored disguise covering his face. There is no further physical or clothing description available. No video surveillance photos are available to be released at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to please contact Detective Tenebruso, Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-365-8435. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

Earlier reports that a suspect had been arrested were incorrect.  Troopers stopped at least two individuals in the area that met the suspect’s description. Both were briefly detained and let go after Troopers determined they were not the suspect.

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