Wilmington Police Request Public Assistance in Connection With Robbery, Vehicular Assault Investigation

Wilmington Police Department

WILMINGTON, DEWilmington Police are requesting the assistance of the public in connection with a robbery and vehicular assault investigation.

Authorities state that on January 9 at approximately 8:30 p.m., a 54-year-old man parked his vehicle in the 1700 block of Maple Street, leaving the car running and unattended. A suspect then arrived in a second vehicle and attempted to steal the victim’s car, during which time he struck and injured the victim. The suspect fled in the car north on Scott Street before turning east onto Linden Street, where police later recovered the vehicle. The victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect is encouraged to contact Detective Douglas Rivell of Wilmington’s Criminal Investigations Division at 302-576-3633 or [email protected].

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You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at ‪1-800-TIP-3333 or ‪delawarecrimestoppers.org.

Information is subject to change at any time. An arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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