Milford – The Milford Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is currently investigating two robberies that occurred in Bicentennial and Memorial Parks over the weekend of 03/31/2018-04/01/2018, according to Detective Timothy Maloney.
Maloney said the first incident was a strong armed robbery that occurred during the evening hours of 03/31/2018. The victim was walking across the bridge between Memorial and Bicentennial Parks and was approached from behind by one white male suspect, who began to assault him.
Investigation revealed that a light-skinned black male assisted the white male with assaulting the victim, said Maloney. The suspects then stole the victim’s wallet, which contained identification information and an undisclosed amount of money, before fleeing. The victim suffered serious physical injury, as a result of the robbery, and was transported to the hospital for medical treatment, according to Maloney.
The victim described the first suspect as a white male approximately 5’08”-5’10”, average build, 30 to 40-years-old, short brown hair , facial hair, wearing a blue and white shirt. He could only describe the second suspect as a light-skinned black male with short black hair.
The second incident was an armed robbery that occurred during the early morning hours of 04/01/2018. The victim was walking through Bicentennial Park when he was approached by three black male suspects armed with knives, who began to assault him and taking an undisclosed amount of cash, according to Maloney.
After the suspects obtained the cash, they fled from the scene. The victim was able get help after he made his way to a restaurant in the Riverwalk Shopping Center. The victim suffered physical injury to his face as a result of the incident and was transported to a hospital for medical treatment. The only description that the victim could provide of the suspects were three black males armed with knives.
Milford Police urge anyone with information about these incidents or about the identities of the suspects involved to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333. Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/tips/