Police hunting for two serial bank robbers

September 23, 2010 9:41:32 AM PDT
Police in New Castle County, Delaware are on the lookout for two serial bank robbers wanted in a number of heists in Wilmington, Newark and Bear.

One suspect is described as a white man, 40-50 years old, about 6 feet tall with a large build and unshaven facial hair. He has been seen wearing blue jeans, white sneakers, and either a white or a black short sleeved t-shirt or a light colored button-up collared long sleeved shirt.

He has also been seen wearing a grey ponytail wig, a two-tone baseball cap, or a camouflage baseball cap.

He is wanted for the following bank robberies:

  • June 19, 2010 at 1:05 p.m. Citizen's Bank inside of the Acme Market, 146 Fox Hunt Drive, (Fox Run Shopping Center), Bear, DE
  • July 23, 2010 at 5:35 p.m. Citizen's Bank inside of the Acme Market, 146 Fox Hunt Drive, (Fox Run Shopping Center), Bear, DE
  • September 17, 2010 at 12:35 p.m. Citizen's Bank inside of the Acme Market, 146 Fox Hunt Drive, (Fox Run Shopping Center), Bear, DE
  • September 20, 2010 at 12:35 p.m. Citizen's Bank inside of the Acme Market, 1 University Plaza (University Plaza Shopping Center), Newark, DE

The other suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man, about 25 to 30 years old, 5'8" to 5"10" tall, 150-170 pounds with a thin build. He has been seen with a mustache and thin beard, or a goatee.

He has been seen wearing blue jeans, tan boots, a black or tan baseball cap, and either a white or black t-shirt, a gray hooded sweatshirt, and either a pair of lime colored or brown sunglasses.

This man is wanted for the following bank robberies:

  • September 13, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. Citizen's Bank inside of the Acme Market, 1308 Centerville Road, Prices Corner, Wilmington, DE
  • September 17, 2010 at 12:40 p.m. Wilmington Savings Fund Society (WSFS), 144 North DuPont Highway (Airport Plaza Shopping Center), New Castle, DE (investigated by New Castle City Police Department)
  • September 20, 2010 at 1:15 p.m. Wilmington Savings Fund Society (WSFS) 3202 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE

Both men have use the same method, police say: They approach the teller with a demand note, but do not display a weapon. No one has been hurt in the robberies.

Still, police say they do not believe that the suspects are working together and committed each of the robberies independent of each other.

Anyone with information is asked to call Delaware State Police at 302-834-2630 ext. 6 or the New Castle City Police Department at 302-322-9800.


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