Robbery investigation

Newark Police investigate robbery on East Delaware Avenue


3:47 p.m., May 22, 2013--Newark Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at approximately 12:12 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, at the T-Mobile Store at 224 East Delaware Ave.

A man entered the store through the front door, presented a handgun and demanded cash from the 27-year-old clerk. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of currency, then fled the store in an unknown direction. The employee was not injured.

FYI Stories

Holiday hours

University of Delaware units have announced Thanksgiving holiday week operations and closings.

Social media

UD Social Media is now accepting applications from students interested in joining the Social Media Ambassador program for the spring semester.

Newark Police responded to the scene with assistance from UD Police and a Delaware State Police canine team. A canine track was conducted but was unsuccessful.

Police describe the suspect as a white male with an average build, approximately 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, wearing a black shirt, black pants, black cap and a black mask concealing his face. 

Anyone with additional information about this incident should contact Detective James Skinner at 302-366-7110 ext. 135 or Anonymous tips can be texted to 302NPD, with the message to TIP411. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or, where a reward may be available.

Visit this website to receive a UD Crime Alert email whenever an article about a police investigation is posted on UDaily. 

icon-fb icon-tw icon-yt icon-fs

News Media Contact

University of Delaware
Communications and Public Affairs

UDaily is produced by
Communications and Public Affairs

The Academy Building
105 East Main Street
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 | USA
Phone: (302) 831-2792
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716 • (302) 831-2792 • ©2012
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: (302) 831-2792 • © 2013
Comments|Contact Us|Legal Notices