Concord Pike Hotel Employee Injured In Knifepoint Robbery

Wilmington – The Delaware State Police are investigating a knifepoint robbery that took place at a North Wilmington motel, Tuesday evening, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin.

Austin said the incident occurred at approximately 6:57, Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at the Days Inn, located at 5209 Concord Pike, Wilmington. The suspect entered the business and confronted a female behind the counter while brandishing a knife and then proceeded to ransack the desk area, searching for money, according to Austin. The female employee became alarmed and screamed for help at which time a male employee exited an adjacent office and confronted the suspect. As a result of the encounter, the male employee fell to the ground, which caused an injury to his wrist. The suspect was able to obtain an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male, 40-45 years of age, 5’8”-5’9”, wearing all dark clothing and armed with a knife.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Detective T. Dukes of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 302-365-8412.