Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz
Magnolia, DE- The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of a pizza delivery man that occurred last night.
The preliminary investigation has determined the incident occurred on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at approximately 10:23 p.m., as Troopers were dispatched to the area of Millchop Lane and Peachtree Run, Magnolia for a robbery of a 22 year old male pizza delivery man, employed by Papa John’s Pizza. The driver attempted to deliver a pizza to an address on Fox Hollow Drive and found that the address didn’t exist. He stopped at another address on Fox Hollow Drive and spoke to the resident. The homeowner confirmed that he did not order a pizza. As the driver began to leave the neighborhood to make his next delivery he reached the intersection of Fox Hollow Drive and Fox Run Drive and was approached by three suspects that confirmed they had ordered the pizza. One of the suspects produced a handgun. Another suspect was holding a baseball bat. The three suspects demanded money and the victim’s cell phone. The victim complied and handed over money and his cell phone. The armed suspect then punched the victim’s face. The three suspects fled the scene on foot in a westbound direction on Fox Hollow Drive. The victim was not injured.
The first suspect is described as a black male approximately 6′ 00” tall, 200 lbs., 25-30 years old, dark skin, with his face covered, armed with an unknown handgun. The second suspect is described as a black male approximately 5’04” tall, 175 lbs., 25-30 years old and armed with baseball bat. The third suspect is described as a black male approximately 5’04” tall, 175 lbs., 25-30 years old.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Sgt. J. Lloyd at 302-698-8434. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”
Released: 061316 1151