October 27, 2017 – The Newark Police Department is
investigating a robbery that occurred on 10/26/2017 at approximately 9:20p.m.
on the sidewalk of Tyre Avenue, just south of E. Main Street. The victim,
a 21 year old male from Newark, reported that he and a female acquaintance were
walking on Tyre Avenue when they were approached by the two suspects.
The suspects demanded the victim’s wallet and cellphone, which he turned
over. The suspects then walked southbound on Tyre Avenue and fled the
area in a silver/gray car. The victim and his acquaintance were not
injured as a result of this incident and no weapon was displayed.
Both suspects were described as black males, 20 – 30
years old, thin build, wearing dark pants. One of the suspects was
reportedly wearing a light gray sweatshirt.
There is no surveillance footage available for release
at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation
should contact Detective Skinner at 302-366-7100 ext. 3135 or JSkinner@newark.de.us