Philly Woman Arrested in October Newark Robbery
May 21, 2015 03:03PM
Stephanie Nichole Foster was arrested by the Delaware State Police and the United States Marshall Task Force in Philadelphia on May 19th, 2015. Foster was previously identified as a robbery suspect based on NPD’s investigation into the following incidents below:
On October 28th, 2014, at approximately 6:15pm, Foster attempted to pick pocket a victim inside the Alex and Ani located at 50 E. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. Upon realizing that her wallet had been removed by Foster, the victim confronted her and a brief physical altercation ensued. Foster fled after surrendering the wallet back to the victim. At approximately 6:46pm on the same date, Foster attempted to snatch another wallet from another victim in the area of 102 E. Main Street, Newark, DE implying that she was armed with a gun in the process. After a brief foot chase the suspect was apprehended by a group of citizens, however, she subsequently escaped as they attempted to call 911. The suspect is also believed to have removed a wallet from within a third victim’s bag at the Chipotle located at 136 E. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711 between 5:09pm and 6:45pm. That victim’s cards were later used at several local businesses.
Foster was committed to Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution in lieu of $52,000 secured bail for the following charges:
2 counts of Robbery 1st Degree
Attempted Theft under $1,500
Theft Under $1,500
Stephanie Nichole Foster, age 32
Philadelphia, PA 19133
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