Delaware State Police Investigating Robbery of Tanning Salon

by Pat Haley

Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a tanning salon located in the Wilmington area.

The incident occurred on Monday, June 13, 2022, at approximately 9:30 a.m., when troopers were dispatched to the B-Tan tanning salon located at 4575 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, for a report of a robbery. Upon arrival, it was learned that a male suspect approached a female employee behind the sales counter and told her this is a robbery. The suspect implied he had a weapon and demanded her to move away from the cash register. The suspect then opened the register and removed an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect fled the store traveling westbound on foot. The victim was not injured during the incident.

There are currently no photos of the suspect available at this time.

The suspect was described as a black male approximately 5’7”-5’9” tall, 150-170 lbs., wearing a hooded sweatshirt, jeans, and a mask.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Harris of Troop 2 Criminal Investigative Unit at 302-365-8410. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline 1-800 VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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