15, 2017 – The Newark Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that
occurred on 7/15/17 at approximately 2:30am in the area of S. Chapel Street and
Continental Avenue. The two victims, who are both 20 year old University
of Delaware students, were walking south on S. Chapel Street when they were
approached by the two suspects. The suspects engaged the victims in
conversation and then produced handguns. The suspects demanded that the
victims turn over their wallets and cell phones and fled north on S.
Chapel Street once the victims complied. Neither victim was injured during this incident. An
image of the suspects walking in the area is included with this release.
20 year old male University of Delaware student from Newark, DE; 20 year old
male University of Delaware student from Newark, DE
Both suspects were described as being black males, late teens – early 20s, thin
build, wearing dark colored hooded sweatshirts
with information regarding this investigation should contact Detective William
Anderson at 302-366-7100 ext. 3469 or William.Anderson@cj.state.de.us