TRIPwire, 3 August 2017, 0800
On 1 August 2017 at approximately 1315 hours local time, Wilmington Police Department (WPD) officers responded to a panic alarm from a local bank. Officers observed a female suspect fleeing the bank on foot, they made contact with and arrested the individual. WPD officers discovered the suspect in possession of a large amount of cash and a fake explosive device. A description of the object was not provided. The suspect was booked on charges of robbery and possession of a hoax explosive device. An investigation is ongoing.