Bank Robbery on East Main Street

On June 27, 2022, at 1310 hours, Newark Police responded to the PNC Bank in the Newark Shopping Center (230 East Main Street) for a report of a robbery.

Responding officers contacted a female bank teller who reported that a male suspect entered the bank and presented a note demanding money.  The note implied that the suspect was armed.  The teller provided the suspect with an undisclosed amount of money and the suspect fled the bank on foot towards East Main Street.  No weapon was observed and no one was injured during the incident.

The suspect is a black male in his 30’s wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. P. Keld at (302) 366-7100 x. 3106 or pkeld@newark.de.us.  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

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