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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.


Troopers Investigating Street Robbery – Millsboro


Date Posted: Sunday, September 8th, 2019

Millsboro – The Delaware State Police are investigating a street robbery that occurred Saturday afternoon in Millsboro.

The incident occurred at approximately 2:23 p.m., Saturday, September 7, 2019 in the parking lot of the Royal Farms located on John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro. A 63 year old female was walking through the Royal Farms parking lot when she was approached a male suspect who demanded that she turn over her back-pack. The suspect implied that he had a weapon and threatened the victim with bodily harm if she didn’t comply. The suspect then grabbed the back-pack and fled on foot. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, 30-40 years of age, 5’6” tall, 160 lbs., wearing a brown t-shirt and jeans.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Troop 4 by calling 302-752-3857.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us. 

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