ARMED ROBBERY OF UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE EMPLOYEE – WILMINGTON

(Wilmington, DE 19809) The New Castle County Division of Police is currently investigating a robbery of a USPS employee that occurred in the community of Summit Chase Apartments – Wilmington.

On Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at 5:58 p.m. New Castle County Police Officers responded to the unit block of Courtyard Lane in reference to a robbery investigation. Officers learned that a 45-year-old USPS employee was delivering mail to apartment mailboxes when she was confronted by two suspects. It was reported that the suspects pointed a gun at her and demanded items from her person. One of the suspects then struck the victim at which time the suspects fled from the scene with the victim’s property. The victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police later responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.

Anyone with information/or video pertaining to this investigation is asked to please contact Detective Holubinka at 302-395-8110 or by e-mail at Adam.Holubinka@newcastlede.gov or by calling New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800 or via messenger on Facebook. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or submit a tip online at www.delawarecrimestoppers.com.

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