Strong arm robbery

Newark Police investigate strong arm robbery on New Street

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8:47 a.m., Sept. 14, 2013--Newark Police are investigating a strong arm robbery that occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 14, in the 100 block of New Street.

A 21-year-old man reported that he was walking on the sidewalk when he was approached by three men. They began to punch and kick him while demanding his wallet. The suspects fled after receiving an undisclosed amount of currency from the victim and were last seen running westbound on New Street toward Center Street. The victim sustained minor facial swelling from the incident.

The suspects are described as black men in their early 20s. The first suspect was approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall with a thin build, wearing a red baseball hat, white T-shirt and blue jeans. The second suspect was approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall with a thin build, wearing a black New York Yankees baseball hat, white T-shirt and blue jeans. The third suspect was approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall with a thin build, wearing a black baseball hat, white T-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with additional information on this incident should contact Detective Michael Watson at 302-366-7110 ext. 133 or michael.watson@cj.state.de.us. 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 www.tipsubmit.com, where a reward may be available.

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