Police: Garda Armored Car Carjacked, Robbed By Man Wearing Garda Uniform, Guard Tased

The Delaware State Police are investigating the carjacking of an armored truck that took place on Maryland Avenue in Wilmington late Friday morning, according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said the incident occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m., Friday, June 10, 2022, when the carjacking of a Garda armored truck occurred at Pabian Properties located at 101 N. Maryland Avenue in Wilmington. The initial investigation revealed that a male suspect disguised in a Garda uniform assaulted two female employees as they exited the business.

The suspect displayed a handgun and was able to disarm one of the two female victims said Hatchell. The suspect also used a stun gun against the victim prior to him fleeing in the Garda Truck.

The suspect drove the stolen truck to the area of Mansion Road and Mary Street, where he removed an undisclosed amount of cash before abandoning the truck. The suspect then fled the area in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a black male approximately 6’ tall, 170 lbs., wearing a mask, and a dark blue Garda uniform.

The victim sustained minor injuries during the incident.

There are no surveillance images available at this time.

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