Troopers: Teen Surrounded By Mob, Robbed At Christiana Mall

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Newark- The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery that occurred inside of the Christiana Mall yesterday evening, according to Public Information Officer, Corpora1 Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said the incident occurred on June 18, 2020, at approximately 5:51 p.m., in front of the Finish Line store located inside of the Christiana Mall. Upon Trooper’s arrival, it was learned that a 17-year-old male from Woodlyn, Pennsylvania was surrounded by a large group of individuals who confronted him regarding his clothing. After a brief altercation, two unknown suspects assaulted the victim. The suspects removed the victim’s sweatshirt and took other personal belongings.

The first suspect was described as a light skin black male wearing dark clothing. The second suspect is described as a black male wearing dark clothing and believed to be in possession of a weapon.

The victim refused medical treatment at the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Det. Harris of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 302-365-8410. 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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