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Robbery investigation

Newark Police investigate robbery on East Delaware Avenue

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3:47 p.m., May 22, 2013--Newark Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at approximately 12:12 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, at the T-Mobile Store at 224 East Delaware Ave.

A man entered the store through the front door, presented a handgun and demanded cash from the 27-year-old clerk. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of currency, then fled the store in an unknown direction. The employee was not injured.

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Newark Police responded to the scene with assistance from UD Police and a Delaware State Police canine team. A canine track was conducted but was unsuccessful.

Police describe the suspect as a white male with an average build, approximately 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, wearing a black shirt, black pants, black cap and 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 james.skinner@cj.state.de.us. 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 www.tipsubmit.com, where a reward may be available.

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