Woman Robbed Next To Police Station

Newark – September 16, 2016 – Newark Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 15th at 100 Veterans Lane.

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According to NPD spokesman Cpl. James Spadola, the victim, a 27 year-old female employee of the VFW hall, exited the VFW hall and was entering her vehicle when she was approached by a white male and a black male .

Spadola said the suspects demanded her wallet and the victim then lost consciousness for an unknown amount of time. It is unknown how she lost consciousness, said Spadola.  When she awoke, her wallet was gone.  She then walked to NPD to report the crime.

The first suspect is described as a white male, clean-shaven, thin build, approximately 6 feet 2 inches to 6 feet 3 inches, late 20s to early 30s, wearing a light gray shirt and dark gray sweat pants.

The second suspect is described as a black male wearing a dark colored t-shirt, approximately 6 feet 2 inches to 6 feet 3 inches, late 20s to early 30s.

No surveillance footage is available at this time.  The victim’s wallet was later recovered near the scene although an undisclosed amount of money was missing.  The victim declined medical attention and had no apparent injuries, according to Spadola.

Anyone with additional information on this incident should contact Detective Daniel Bystricky at 302-366-7100 ext. 3136 or daniel.bystricky@cj.state.de.us.

You can send an anonymous text message tip by texting 302NPD and your message to TIP411.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com where a reward may be available. 

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