Troopers: Woman Who Said She Was Robbed In Front Of Her Children Arrested

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New Castle – The Delaware State Police have arrested a suspect in connection with filing a false report.

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New Castle – The Delaware State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Koshaunna Mack, who is wanted in connection with filing a false report, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

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Jaffe said Koshaunna Mack, 28-year-old of Newark reported an incident to the police on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at approximately 6:38 p.m. Mack stated that she was at the Shell Gas Station, located at 299 Christiana Road, where she had just finished fueling her vehicle up at the gas pumps. She indicated that as she proceeded to retrieve her wallet off the trunk of her vehicle where she had placed it, a subject was simultaneously reaching for it, according to Jaffe.

Mack stated that she was able to grab her wallet and enter her vehicle, locking the doors. Mack reported that the subject then approached the drivers side door, displayed a handgun, and began banging on the window.

Through further investigations, it was determined that the information that Mack reported to the police was false, said Jaffe. Troopers have been unable to locate Mack who currently has an active warrant for Filing a False Report.

If anyone has information on her whereabouts they are asked to please contact Troop 2, Cpl. M. Fiore at 302-633-5000. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

 

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New Castle – Delaware State Police are investigating the attempted armed robbery of a Newark woman that occurred Thursday evening, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said the incident occurred on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at approximately 6:38 p.m. at the Shell Gas Station, located at 299 Christiana Road. The victim, a 28-year-old female, had just finished fueling her vehicle up at the gas pumps.

She proceeded to retrieve her wallet off the trunk of her vehicle where she had placed it, when a subject was simultaneously reaching for it. The victim was able to grab her wallet and enter her vehicle, locking the doors.

The suspect approached the drivers side door, displayed a handgun, and began banging on the window, said Jaffe. The victim was able to drive off in her vehicle unharmed. Also present in the victim’s vehicle during this incident were her four children ranging from 10 months to 11-years-old who were unharmed.

The suspect was described as a light skinned black male, in his 40’s, approximately 6’03” tall, 250 lbs., wearing light colored pants, a dark colored sweatshirt and a dark colored baseball hat.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-365-8566.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

 

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