Store Robbed At Gunpoint Near University Of Delaware

Newark Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred near the University of Delaware on Wednesday afternoon.

Officials said that at 2:22, Newark Police were dispatched to an armed robbery that just occurred at Modern Liquors in the 200-block of East Delaware Avenue.

The suspect entered the business, displayed a firearm and demanded money. The clerk provided an undisclosed amount of US currency and then fled the business on foot northbound.

There were no injuries involved in this incident, according to police.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5’8″, thin build and wearing a hat.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Det. P. Keld at (302) 366-7100 x. 3106 or

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