February 8, 2017 – At 8:22 P.M. Newark Police officers
responded to the parking lot of 108 West Main Street, The Deer Park, for the
report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. The victim, a 46 year
old male, reported that he was approached from behind by the suspect as he was
going to his vehicle. The suspect produced a handgun and demanded that
the victim turn over his belongings. The victim complied and the suspect
fled with the victim’s property. The suspect was last seen running
eastbound along the train tracks, adjacent to the parking lot. After
further investigation, it was determined that the robbery occurred
approximately one hour prior to the victim calling 911.
The suspect is described as a
black/Hispanic male, 15-16 years old, thin build, approximately 5’10’’ tall.
The victim is not affiliated
with the University of Delaware.
There is no surveillance
video available at this time.
Anyone with additional information on this incident should contact
Detective Daniel Bystricky, 302-366-7100 x3136, or Daniel.Bystricky@cj.state.de.us
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your message to TIP411.
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1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at
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The Newark Police Department affirms that all defendants are
presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a