Theft of Lottery Tickets on Elkton Road

On May 8, 2021, a theft was reported at Dash Discount Liquors at 1142 Elkton Road.  The theft occurred on May 7, 2021 at about 1815 hours.  During the theft, a male and female suspect entered the business.  The female suspect engaged an employee in conversation while the male suspect removed the entire display of lottery tickets from the front counter.  Both suspects fled the store on on foot towards Maryland with the male suspect carrying the lottery ticket display.

The suspects are described as a black male, tall, thin and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, tan boots lined with fur and a blue glove.  The female is white or hispanic with tattoos on her left arm.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact PO R. Young at (302) 366-7100 x. 3588 or  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.