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Wilmington Police Department
Tuesday June 8th, 2021 :: 10:11 p.m. EDT


Wilmington Police make arrest following armed robbery:

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged a man following an armed robbery.
On June 8 at approximately 8:20 a.m., police responded to the 800 block of West 4th Street in reference to an armed robbery in progress. Responding officers conducted an area canvass, and located 39-year-old Keith Gibson in the 800 block of West 5th Street.
Gibson was taken into custody without incident, and was found to be wearing a ballistic vest and was in possession of a loaded firearm as well as ammunition, a knife and narcotics.
Gibson has been charged with the following offenses:

  • Robbery (First Degree)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony
  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
  • Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited – Four Counts
  • Conspiracy (Second Degree)
  • Wearing Body Armor During the Commission of a Felony
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver – Two Counts
Gibson was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and was committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $305,000 cash-only bail.
This incident remains under investigation and further details will be released when possible.

Wilmington Police Department
300 N Walnut St
Wilmington, DE 19801

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