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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

State Police Investigating Robbery in Rodney Village Development

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Dover- The Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a man while walking through the Rodney Village development Monday evening.

The incident occurred at approximately 9:30 p.m., Monday November 7, 2016, as a 57-year-old male was walking in the area of the 1000 block of Nathaniel Mitchell Road.  He was approached by three males, one armed with an unknown type handgun, and assaulted.  Once struck in the back of the head with the gun, the suspects removed an undisclosed amount of money from the victim and fled the area in an unknown direction.  The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital where he was treated and released with non-life-threatening injuries.

All three suspects were described as black males wearing masks.  One was armed with an unknown type handgun.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective J. Dear at 302-698-8540. 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.”

Released: 110816 1815



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