Locations/Dates of Occurrences:
M&T Bank, 15 West Lea Boulevard, Wilmington, DE
Friday, October 28. 2011 at 2:05 p.m.
Friday, November 25, 2011 at 11:15 a.m.
WSFS Bank, 2005 Concord Pike (Fairfax Shopping Center), Wilmington, DE
Monday, November 28, 2011 at 1:25 p.m.
Lamont T. Brown-28 of Wilmington, DE (Photo Attached)
Robbery First Degree (3 counts)
Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
Possession of Firearm/Ammunition by Person Prohibited
Committed to HRYCI on $125,000 Cash Bond
Wilmington-Delaware State Police and Wilmington Police Department Detectives have arrested a 28 year old Wilmington man in connection with three bank robberies that occurred in October and November.
On Tuesday, November 29, 2011 robbery detectives charged Lamont T. Brown-28 of Wilmington with Robbery First Degree (3 counts), Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm/Ammunition by Person Prohibited. Brown was committed to HRYCI on $125,000 Cash Bond.
Through cooperative investigation and information sharing involving the Delaware State Police and Wilmington Police Department, detectives were able to connect Brown to the robbery that occurred on Monday, November 28, 2011 at the WSFS Bank, Fairfax Shopping Center, and also link him to two additional robberies at the M&T Bank located on West Lea Boulevard, Wilmington that occurred on October 28 and November 25, 2011. In each incident, the suspect would enter the bank, approach the teller, and present a demand note for money. The suspect then fled the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Released: 120211 1130
DSP News Release: Troopers Investigate WSFS Bank Robbery
· WSFS Bank, 2005 Concord Pike (Fairfax Shopping Center), Wilmington, DE
Date of Occurrence:
· Monday, November 28, 2011 at 1:25 p.m.
· 25 year old female employee
· Black male, 25-30 years of age, 6’0” tall, 160-180 lbs, average build.
· Surveillance photo’s not available at this time.
Wilmington-Delaware State Police Robbery Detectives are investigating the robbery of the WSFS Bank located in the Fairfax Shopping Center which occurred yesterday afternoon.
The incident occurred at approximately 1:25 p.m. as a male suspect entered the WSFS Bank located on Concord Pike. The suspect approached the bank teller and presented a demand note for money. The teller complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspect. The suspect fled on foot through the parking lot.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact the Robbery Unit at Troop 2 at 302-834-2630 Extension #6 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Information may also be provided via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com
Send an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."