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Newark Police investigate robbery at pizza store


3:42 p.m., May 17, 2013--Newark Police are investigating a robbery that occurred around 2:10 a.m., Friday, May 17, at the Dominos Pizza Store, 232 East Cleveland Ave., Newark.

A man entered the store through the front door, presented a handgun and demanded cash from the store employees. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of currency and fled the store in an unknown direction. The store employees were not injured during the incident. 

Newark Police responded to the scene and, with the assistance of a UD Police Department canine team, conducted a canine track for the suspect, but he was not located. 

The suspect is described at 5 feet 9 inches to 5 feet 11 inches tall, wearing a black jacket, black pants, black cap, black gloves and gray sneakers, with lime green accents. The suspect also wore a black mask concealing his face.

Anyone with additional information about this incident should contact Detective James Skinner at 302-366-7110 ext. 135 or email Anonymous tips can be texted to 302NPD, with the message to TIP411. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or, where a reward may be available.

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