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Arrest Made in Robbery of 72-Year-Old Woman 7-31-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-24145

Date/Time:  Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 11:14AM

Location: Parking lot Dover Federal Credit Union, 255 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department arrested 33-year-old Roy Wrenn of Smyrna after committing a robbery against a 72-year-old female on Wednesday, July 31st.  At approximately 11:14AM, the victim was walking to the Dover Federal Credit Union, when Wrenn approached from behind and stuck something against her back and demanded her belongings.  Wrenn forcefully removed her purse from her shoulder and fled.  

Surveillance footage showed Wrenn wearing a black t-shirt with a large white eagle on the front and blue jeans.  Officers located Wrenn a short time later in the area of New and Reed Streets wearing the same clothing.  Wrenn was contacted and taken into custody without incident.  Wrenn will be charged with a single count of 2nd Degree Robbery.  Bond information was not available at the time of this release.

Roy Wrenn
Age: 33
Smyrna, DE