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Posted on: December 11, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Robbery Investigation

December 11, 2017 – The Newark Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on 12/9/2017 at approximately 9:50p.m. in the unit block of Benny Street.  The three victims, who were all 19 year old University of Delaware students, reported that they were walking on Benny Street when they were approached from behind by the two suspects.  One of the suspects produced a handgun and demanded the victims turn over their property.  One of the victims immediately ran from the area and the other two victims turned over credit cards and a cell phone.  The suspects then fled northwest on foot.  Officers, including a University of Delaware K9, searched the area, however, the suspects could not be located.


The suspects were both described as white or Hispanic males, thin build, approximately 20 – 25 years old, wearing hooded sweatshirts and dark clothing.


Anyone with information on this incident should contact Detective James Skinner at 302-366-7100 ext. 3135 or




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