Officials: Man Wanted For Escape Charged In Concord Pike Bank Robberies

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Wilmington man wanted for escape charged with robbing Concord Pike bank on Tuesday.

The Delaware State Police arrested 54-year-old Brian E. Adam for Robbery and related charges, according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Heather Pepper.

Pepper said the incident occurred on August 25, 2020, at approximately 10:54 a.m. when Adam entered Bank of America located at 5215 Concord Pike in Wilmington and approached the teller. Adam passed a handwritten note to the teller advising a robbery was occurring, according to Pepper. Adam was unsuccessful in obtaining any money and fled the bank on foot. At approximately 10:58 a.m., Adam entered M&T Bank located at 5107 Concord Pike, Wilmington, and approached the teller. Adam passed a handwritten note to the teller advising a robbery was occurring. The teller complied and Adam obtained an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing on foot. No one was injured during the incidents.

Through investigative means, troopers were able to positively identify Adam as a suspect and he was located walking in Wilmington where he was taken into custody without incident.

He was transported to Troop 2 where he was charged with the following crimes:

Attempted Robbery 2nd Degree (felony)
Robbery 2nd Degree (felony)
Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony (2 counts- felony)
Adam was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on a $20,000 cash bond.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) announced that Adam had walked away from the Plummer Community Corrections Center (PCCC) in Wilmington. An issued a Warrant for Escape after Conviction Adam. The DOC later announced that he had been apprehended.

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