Police: Man grabbed cellphone from woman waiting for bus

By Tom Lehman 12:20am, November 16, 2013 - Updated 12:23am, November 16, 2013
Wilmington police are looking for the man who snatched a cellphone from a woman waiting for a bus Thursday afternoon.

It happened shortly before 5:42 p.m. at the 1100 block of King Street.

Police say a 26-year-old city woman was listening to music on her cell phone while waiting for a DART bus on a bench when a man grabbed her phone. He then fled northbound on King Street.

The suspect is described as black, 20 to 25 years old, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighing 165 to 180 pounds. Police say he was described as wearing as all dark clothing at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information can call the Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990.

Tips can also be submitted to Delaware CrimeStoppers at 1 (800) TIP-3333 or online at www.tipsubmit.com.


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