Woman Declines To Be Carjacked Thursday

The Delaware State Police are investigating an attempted carjacking that occurred early this morning at a Wawa in Newark.

Officials said on September 7, 2023, at approximately 2:34 a.m., troopers responded to Wawa, located at 4651 Ogletown Stanton Road, for an attempted carjacking in the parking lot. The investigation revealed that an unknown suspect demanded the 58-year-old victim get out of her car while pointing a handgun at her and trying to forcefully remove her from her car. The victim did not comply, and the suspect fled in an unidentified vehicle that was parked behind her.

There were no reported injuries following the incident. The suspect is described as a black male wearing dark-colored clothing.