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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

State Police Investigating Robbery of Two Teens near Rodney Village

Date Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Dover- The Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of two teens near Rodney Village that occurred early Friday evening.

The incident occurred at approximately 8:55 p.m., Friday, September 30, 2016, as two male teenagers, one 17 and the other 14, were walking in the area of the 1000 block of Nathaniel Mitchell Road when two males approached them from behind.  The subjects grabbed the two teens by the necks and demanded items from their pockets.  One of the teen turned over an undisclosed amount of cash and a ring, while the other teen did not have any items.  The two suspects then fled the area in an unknown direction.  The two teens were not injured.

The first suspect was described as a white male wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt (No further physical or clothing description).

The second suspect was described as a black male wearing a light-colored hooded sweatshirt (No further physical or clothing description).

The teens also stated a third suspect was in the area and met up with the two after the robbery, but no description could be given.  No weapons were displayed or implied by any of the suspects.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at Troop 3 at 302-697-4454. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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