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Newport Police Need Your Help Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect


Newport – On January 22, 2020, at approximately 9:34 in the morning, the Newport Police Department responded to the M&T Bank located at 100 N James Street in Newport, Delaware for a reported robbery, according to police.

Officials have released a photo of the suspect along with details regarding his vehicle. At this point in the investigation, police believe that the vehicle used by the suspect was parked on the right shoulder of Route 141 southbound, just north of the bank.

The vehicle would have been parked there between 9:20 A.M. and 9:30 A.M.

Anyone that may have information regarding the identity of the suspect or a vehicle that may have been parked on Route 141 southbound during those times is asked to contact Corporal Betsch at (302) 995-1411 extension 825 or email

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