Delaware bank bandit identified

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Photos show the suspect in a bank robbery at the Wilmington Trust in Greenville on January 6, 2009. &#40;Delaware State Police&#41;</span></div>
January 7, 2009 10:46:00 AM PST
Security cameras captured the suspect in action.The robbery happened Tuesday afternoon at about 1:45 in the Wilmington Trust alogn the 3800 block of Kennett Pike in Greenville, Delaware.

Police tell Action News that the suspect, identified as John C. Mayhew, 41, of Wilmington, approached a teller, gave a demand note, and implied that he had a weapon.

The man ran off after getting cash from the teller and may have driven off in a gold 4-door Chrysler Sebring.

Mayhew is described as:

  • Light skinned black male
  • mid to late 20's
  • 6'00" tall
  • short hair
  • wearing a bulky dark colored jacket with a tan fur liner on hood; sweatshirt under jacket with a multi-colored cartoon bull, baggy jeans with some type of identification or pass hanging from the left front pocket, noticeable scar over left ear.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at (302) 834-2630 ext. 6 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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