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Newark Police arrest two men for Aug. 17 robbery

Newark Police detectives have identified two men from New Castle, Delaware, in connection with the Aug. 17 robbery of a 28-year-old male University of Delaware student.

After an extensive investigation, police arrested Derrick Hudson Jr., 20, and Lewis Henderson, 23. Hudson was arrested Sept. 22 without incident at his residence, and Henderson was arrested Sept. 23 near his residence.

Each was charged with first degree robbery and second degree conspiracy, and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $25,000 secured bond.

Anyone with additional information on this incident should contact Detective Daniel Bystricky at 302-366-7100 ext. 3136 or daniel.bystricky@cj.state.de.us. Anonymous tips can be texted to 302NPD, with the message to TIP411. Information also can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or www.tipsubmit.com, where a reward may be available.


Members of the University community are reminded to be aware of their surroundings, use well-lit paths and travel in groups whenever possible.

A free smartphone app, LiveSafe, lets users submit tips to police, receive important broadcast notifications and contact the University of Delaware Police Department directly. To learn more, visit this UD Police website.  

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