Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Baymont Inn

On Thursday August 12, 2021, at about 0007 hours, Newark Police were called to Baymont Inn, located at 630 South College Ave, for a report of a robbery.

During the robbery, the suspect entered the hotel and displayed a handgun to the clerk. After the suspect made threatening statements, the clerk turned over an undisclosed amount of United States currency. The suspect then fled the area in the direction of South College Ave and the Christina Parkway.

The suspect is described as a black male. No further description at this time.

No one was injured during the incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. T. Gerasimov at (302) 366-7100 x. 3474 or tgerasimov@newark.de.us.  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.