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Troopers Investigate an Attempted Armed Robbery- Millsboro

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Millsboro, DE- Delaware State Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred in a Millsboro community Tuesday.

On September 14, 2021, at approximately 9:27 a.m., a 67-year-old female was loading items into her car in the driveway to her residence in the 35000 block of Sussex Lane in the Mariners Cove Community when an unknown male approached her. The male pointed a gun at the victim and demanded money. When the suspect was unsuccessful in obtaining any money, he fled the area in an unknown make and model vehicle. The victim was uninjured during the incident.

The suspect is described as an unknown male, thin build, average height, and wearing a face covering.

This incident remains an active investigation by the Delaware State Police Troop 4 Criminal Investigative Unit. Anyone with information regarding this case should contact Detective Lindsay Coleman by calling 302-752-3813. 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, Master Corporal Heather Pepper

Released: 091521 1135


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