Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Newark – The Delaware State Police are continuing to investigate a pair of carjackings that occurred on Monday, October 28, 2019, and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects.
The first incident occurred at approximately 5:35 p.m., Monday, October 28, 2019, at the rear of the Papa John’s Pizza, located at 480 Peoples Plaza. The pictured suspects approached the victim, displaying a handgun and demanded the keys to the victim’s vehicle. The victim refused to comply and a struggle ensued. The victim was able to retain possession of his keys and after a brief struggle, the suspects fled on foot towards Glasgow Avenue. The victim refused medical treatment for minor injuries sustained during the incident.
At 6:30 p.m., the same two pictured suspects approached the victim, as he sat in his 2017 Honda Pilot, which was parked at the gas pumps at the Sunoco gas station, located at 2360 Pulaski Hwy. A handgun was again displayed and the suspects demanded the victim’s keys and vehicle. The victim complied with the demand and turned over his keys who then fled onto Pulaski Hwy., in the Honda. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.
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Anyone with information regarding the identity or whereabouts of the pictured suspects are asked to contact Detective. T. Dukes of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 302-365-8412.
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
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Heather Pepper.