Police: 71-Year-Old Woman Carjacked In Dover, Suspect Arrested

Joshua Lewis

The Dover Police Department arrested a 28-year-old man after he robbed a 71-year-old woman on Sunday afternoon, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffman said at approximately 1:05 PM, the female victim withdrew an undisclosed amount of cash from the drive-up ATM at the Dover Federal Credit Union, located at 255 N. DuPont Highway. When she received the money, Joshua Lewis, entered her vehicle through the passenger side door and displayed a large knife, demanding the money, according to Hoffman.

Lewis told the victim to drive him to another location, but fled on foot when he observed several other vehicles in the area, said Hoffman.

Witnesses advised officers that Lewis fled to a room in the Super Lodge across the highway at 246 N. DuPont Highway. Officers contacted Lewis and he was taken into custody.

Joshua Lewis was committed on $77,750 secured bond to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on charges of Carjacking 1st Degree, Robbery 1st Degree, Possession of Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony and Possession of Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited.

Image Credits: Dover Police

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