Troopers Investigating Robbery At Rehoboth Beach Motel

Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery that occurred Wednesday night in a Rehoboth Beach motel, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Heather Pepper.

Pepper said on June 16, 2021, at approximately 9:34 p.m., the male suspect entered the Anchorage Inn located at 18809 Coastal Highway in Rehoboth Beach, and requested change from the male front desk clerk. The suspect watched as the clerk obtained the money from a different area in the motel. When the clerk returned, the suspect asked for a different variation of money.

As the clerk went to obtain the money, the suspect followed and shoved the clerk to the ground before grabbing a bank bag, according to Pepper. A physical altercation ensued between the clerk and suspect before the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect was last seen fleeing the area on foot, running south from the Anchorage Inn. The clerk did not require medical attention.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a baseball hat and dark-colored clothing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Detective J. O’Neil with Delaware State Police Troop 4 Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 302-752-3793. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at .

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