Suspects Sought in Wilmington Bank Robbery

Wilmington, Del. (WTXF) The FBI is seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate suspects in an armed robbery at a Wells Fargo Bank in Wilmington, Delaware.

The robbery happened at the Wells Fargo branch at 814 Philadelphia Pike in Wilmington, Delaware, shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday.

Authorities believe the two suspects have ties to Philadelphia and are considered armed and dangerous.

According to authorities, after the suspects entered the bank the first suspect approached two tellers and demanded money at gunpoint. The second suspect ordered customers and employees to the floor and guarded the door, authorities say. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, according to authorities, the suspects fled the area of the bank.

The first suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, tall, thin build, with facial hair. He wore a dark-colored Champion hooded sweatshirt, and dark-colored sweatpants, knit cap, gloves, and sunglasses; his weapon was a black handgun.

The second suspect is described as a black male, average height, stocky build. He wore a tan coat over a hooded denim jacket and dark-colored shirt, dark-colored pants and gloves, and a dark-colored mask covering most of his face; he carried a silver handgun.

Anyone with information about this robbery or these subjects is urged to call the FBI at 215-418-4000. There is a reward for information leading to these subjects’ capture; tipsters can remain anonymous.

 

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