Newark – Delaware State Police (DSP) detain suspect near the Christiana Mall.
At around 1:30 this afternoon, Saturday, February 16, 2019, Troopers with the Delaware State Police responding to reports of an armed robbery stopped and detain a suspect near Dick’s Sporting Good’s.
Early reports from the scene indicate that police were told that a shoplifting suspect at Dick’s Sporting Goods displayed a weapon when confronted by a store employee.
Troopers responded within minutes and detained a suspect meeting the description of the alleged shoplifter across the street from the store.
The road to the mall was temporarily blocked by the Trooper’s patrol vehicles while they were out with the suspect.
This story will be updated when DSP releases further details.