The Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a Newark area Wells Fargo Bank that took place Wednesday afternoon.

The incident occurred around 2:40 p.m., on Wednesday, May 8, at the Wells Fargo branch, located at 2624 Capitol Trail, Newark.

A male suspect entered the bank and upon making contact with the teller he produced a note demanding money, while implying that he was armed with a handgun, according to a police report.

The teller complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspect who then exited the business and was last seen on foot towards S. Meadowood Dr. The teller was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, 6’00” tall, 150-180 lbs., wearing all dark clothing to include a baseball style hat.

No surveillance images are available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to contact Det. A. Tenebruso of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 302-365-8435.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at