Photo courtesy of Newark Police Department July 15, 2017
Newark Police investigate armed robbery of two UD students
The Newark Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of two University of Delaware students that occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m., Saturday, July 15, in the area of South Chapel Street and Continental Avenue.
According to the police, two 20-year-old, male UD students from Newark were walking south on South Chapel Street when they were approached by two suspects. The suspects engaged the students in conversation and then produced handguns and demanded that the victims turn over their wallets and cell phones. Once the students complied, the suspects fled north on South Chapel Street. Neither victim was injured during this incident.
Newark Police have released an image of the suspects walking in the area. The suspects were described as males in their late teens to early 20s, with thin builds, wearing dark-colored, hooded sweatshirts.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact Detective William Anderson at 302-366-7100 ext. 3469 or William.Anderson@cj.state.de.us
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