Wilmington Police: Knife-Wielding Suspect Apprehended After Aggravated Menacing Incident

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WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police announced the arrest of a 66-year-old man in connection to a June aggravated menacing incident.

Sidney Roy has been charged with Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, Aggravated Menacing, Terroristic Threatening, and Offensive Touching.

The criminal complaint alleges that on June 26, at approximately 2:45 p.m., members of  Wilmington’s Uniformed Services Division responded to the 300 block of North Scott Street, in reference to an aggravated menacing complaint. Upon arrival, officers were advised that a subject had approached the victim produced a knife and threatened to stab them. The case was assigned to Detective James Rook of the Criminal Investigations Division.

Through the course of his investigation, Detective Rook identified 66-year-old Sidney Roy as a suspect and obtained warrants for his arrest. On July 10, Detective Rook took Roy into custody without incident.

Roy was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and was committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution pending further proceedings.

Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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