4 teens charged in armed robbery of Rite Aid in Bear

Mark Singleton (Photo: Delaware State Police)
Mark Singleton
Halim Evans (Photo: Delaware State Police)
Halim Evans
Nadir Evans (Photo: Delaware State Police)
Nadir Evans
Jordyn Williams (Photo: Delaware State Police)
Jordyn Williams
Governors Square shopping Center in Bear (Photo: Google maps)

BEAR, DELAWARE (8/17/2017) Four teenagers were arrested in Wilmington following the armed robbery of a Rite Aid Pharmacy in Bear on Wednesday, the Delaware State Police said this morning.

The robbery was reported at 9:49 a.m. at 701 Governors Place, in the Governors Square shopping center.

Three males, carrying handguns, approached the pharmacy counter and demanded prescription drugs.

Two employees complied and the robbers fled to a waiting car driven by a fourth person, later identified as Mark Singleton, 18, of New Castle, police said.

The two employees were not injured and gave police a description of the suspects and vehicle, a tan Dodge Stratus.

Troopers soon after spotted the car on northbound U.S. 13 (DuPont Highway) near Rogers Road, south of Wilmington.

Troopers attempted to stop the car, police said, and a pursuit began when Singleton refused.

The car left the road and became disabled in the area of South Walnut Street and A Street in Wilmington.

The four suspects fled on foot but were apprehended by troopers.

Singleton; Halim Evans, 15, of Newark; Nadir Evans, 17, of Newark; and Jordyn Williams, 17, of Bear were all arrested and charged with first-degree robbery, second-degree conspiracy, wearing a disguise during commission of a felony and aggravated menacing.

Singleton was being held at Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington in lieu of $15,000 secured bail.

Nadir Evans and Williams were being held at the New Castle County Detention Center in lieu of $37,000 cash bail. Halim Evans was being held there in lieu of $44,000 cash bail.