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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

State Police Investigating Robbery in Paris Villa Development

Date Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Magnolia – The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of a woman who was walking in the Paris Villa development early Thursday evening.

The incident occurred around 8:40 p.m. Thursday May 18, 2017 as a 57-year-old female was walking in the area of Plum Drive and Apple Run with her dog when she was approached by three male subjects.  One of the suspects ripped open a plastic bag that the victim was carrying containing her money.  Once the undisclosed amount of money fell to the ground, the suspects picked it up and fled northbound on Apple Run.  The victim and her dog were uninjured.

The three suspects were described two black males and one white male, 5’08-5’10” tall, wearing all dark colored clothing (No further physical or clothing description available). The three were not reported to be armed with any type of weapons during the incident.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the Troop 3 Major Crimes Unit at 302-698-8434. 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: 051917 0845

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