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Posted on: July 15, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Armed Robbery Investigation


July 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.

Victims: 20 year old male University of Delaware student from Newark, DE; 20 year old male University of Delaware student from Newark, DE

Suspects: Both suspects were described as being black males, late teens – early 20s, thin build, wearing dark colored hooded sweatshirts

Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact Detective William Anderson at 302-366-7100 ext. 3469 or


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