K-9 Cop Tracks Down Christmas Day Robbery Suspect

Newark – New Castle County Police have arrested 18-year-old Savon Roy for firearm and robbery related offenses following a shots-fired complaint in the community of Wellington Woods, according to New Castle County Police Spokesman J.P. Piser.

Savon Roy
Savon Roy

On Sunday. December 25, 2016, at about 3:20 a.m., County Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to Laxford Drive for a shots-fired call. Through the investigation, police learned that a victim was robbed at gunpoint, said Piser. During the robbery, there was a struggle over the weapon between the suspect and victim, and the handgun discharged, according to Piser. A nearby residence was struck but no one was seriously injured. The suspect then dropped the firearm and fled the scene, said Piser.


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