Woman Robbed In Royal Farms Parking Lot Saturday

Millsboro – The Delaware State Police are investigating a street robbery that occurred Saturday afternoon in Millsboro, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin.

Austin said the incident occurred at approximately 2:23 p.m., Saturday, September 7, 2019, in the parking lot of the Royal Farms located on John J. Williams Highway in Millsboro. A 63-year-old woman was walking through the Royal Farms parking lot when she was approached a male suspect who demanded that she turn over her back-pack.

The suspect implied that he had a weapon and threatened the victim with bodily harm if she didn’t comply. The suspect then grabbed the back-pack and fled on foot. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, 30-40 years of age, 5’6” tall, 160 lbs., wearing a brown t-shirt and jeans.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Troop 4 by calling 302-752-3857.