May 16, 2018 – On Tuesday May 15, 2018 at approximately 10:25 p.m. the Newark Police responded to the Red Roof Inn located at 1119 South College Avenue for a report of an Attempted Armed Robbery. An unknown male entered the lobby, pointed a handgun at two employees and demanded money. The unknown male fled the lobby on foot without any property towards the rear of the complex.
The suspect is described as an unknown race male, approximately 5’5”, 180-210 pounds wearing a dark sweatshirt with a hood up, light colored pants, sunglasses and a mask covering his face. There is no video surveillance available at this time.
Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Gerasimov at TGerasimov@newark.de.us or 302-366-7100 ext. 3474.
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The Newark Police Department affirms that all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.