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Troopers Investigating Robbery At The Christiana Mall – Newark


Date Posted: Friday, June 19th, 2020

Newark- The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery that occurred inside of the Christiana Mall yesterday evening.

The incident occurred on June 18th, 2020, at approximately 5:51 p.m., in front of the Finish Line store located inside of the Christiana Mall. Upon Troopers arrival, it was learned that a 17 year old male from Woodlyn, PA was surrounded by a large group of individuals who confronted him concerning his clothing. After a brief altercation, two unknown suspects assaulted the victim. The suspects removed the victim’s sweatshirt and took other personal belongings.

The first suspect was described as a light skin black male wearing dark clothing. The second suspect is described as a black male wearing dark clothing and believed to be in possession of a weapon.

The victim refused medical treatment at the scene.

No surveillance images are available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Det. Harris of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 302-365-8410.  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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Presented by Public Information Officer, Corpora/1 Jason Hatchell

Released: 061920 1810

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