WPD: Bank robbery suspect apprehended


WILMINGTON —Wilmington police have apprehended and arrested the man they say robbed the First Financial Bank on Fife Avenue Tuesday.

According to Police Chief Duane Weyand, the suspect demanded money and then fled eastbound in the alley.

Through investigation, the police department determined the suspect to be John Dean McKinney, 41, with an at-large arrest. A felony 3 robbery charge was filed late Tuesday night.

On Wednesday afternoon, police received a tip that McKinney was on Applegate Street.

“Officers responded and located McKinney hiding in a garage,” Weyand said. “He was taken into custody without incident.”


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