Police: Attempted Robbery Of Pizza Delivery Man Ends With Three Juveniles In Lockup

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Minquadale – Last Saturday, March 31, Patrol officers were dispatched to a pizza restaurant in the 900 block of N. Dupont Hwy for a robbery report. There the officers interviewed the 39-year-old victim who stated that he was delivering a pizza to the unit block of Maple Ave, Minquadale. The victim reported when he walked to the front door he was approached by three male juveniles. Police said one male told him to hand over the pizza. When the victim refused, a second male pointed what appeared to be a handgun at him, according to police.

The victim was then able to make it back to his vehicle, drive away and contact the police.

Officials said the patrol officers then went to the area of the scene and found three juveniles, matching the description given by the victim, standing in the area. While talking to the juveniles, officers conducted a search of the area. During this search, a small caliber handgun was recovered, police said. The three juveniles were taken into custody and later charged.

Juvenile #1, a 15-year-old was charged with Attempted Robbery 1st (Felony), Conspiracy Second (Felony), Possession of a Handgun During the commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Handgun by a Person Prohibited- Juvenile (Felony). He was arraigned by New Castle County Family Court and held at the New Castle County Detention Center in lieu of $46,000 secured bail.

Juvenile #2, a 14-year-old, was charged with Attempted Robbery 1st (Felony), Conspiracy Second (Felony), Possession of a Handgun During the commission of a Felony. He was also arraigned by New Castle County Family Court and held at the New Castle County Detention Center in lieu of $42,000 secured bail.

Juvenile #3, a 15-year-old was charged with Attempted Robbery 1st (Felony), Conspiracy Second (Felony), Possession of a Handgun During the commission of a Felony. He was also arraigned by New Castle County Family Court and held at the New Castle County Detention Center in lieu of $41,000 secured bail.


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