Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery at the Lantana Square M&T Bank that took place Wednesday afternoon.

The incident occurred at approximately 4:34 p.m., Wednesday, May 2, at the M&T Bank, 151 Lantana Drive, Hockessin, police said.

According to police, a white male suspect approached the teller counter and presented a demand note to a 58 year old female employee.

The employee complied with the instructions on the note and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspect, who then fled in an unknown direction. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a white male, 25-30 years of age, 5’6”-5’9”, 150-160 lbs., wearing all dark clothing.

No surveillance images are available at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective A. Tenebruso of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-365-8435.

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

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