Police Seek Assistance, Grocery Store Robbery

The New Castle County Police, Criminal Investigation Unit, has released surveillance photographs of two unknown suspects involved in the robbery of Jalisco Mexican Grocery Store Sunday morning.

(Wilmington, Del.-19805)  On Sunday (12/18) at approximately 10:00 a.m., the New Castle County Police responded to the 1700 block of West Gilpin Drive for the report of a robbery.

Officers arrived on scene and learned two male suspects entered the store and removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.  Both men then fled the area in an unknown direction.

Suspect #1 is described as an unknown race male, approximately 6 feet tall, average build, weighing approximately 160-180 lbs.  He was last seen wearing dark clothing and was armed with a handgun.

Suspect #2- is described as an unknown race male, approximately 6 feet tall, average build, weighing approximately 160-180 lbs.  He was last seen wearing dark clothing boots.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact Detective J. Smiley by dialing (302) 395-2786 or e-mail at JSmiley@nccde.org. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at www.nccpd.com.

Tips can also be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

As a reminder, a reward of up to $20,000.00 is available to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those responsible for violent crimes investigated by this agency.