East Main Street Robbery

The Newark Police Department is currently investigating a robbery that is reported to have occurred in the area of 58 East Main Street on May 17, 2022 at approximately 11:00 P.M. The victim reported that they had left a local establishment and were walking in the municipal parking lot behind 58 East Main Street. The victim reported that they were approached by two male suspects while walking through the parking lot. The victim and the suspects engaged in a brief conversation and both suspects then assaulted the victim, knocking the victim to the ground. The suspects then robbed the victim of the victim’s personal property and fled on foot from the scene. The victim suffered minor injuries in the assault and robbery.

The current description of the suspects are of two males. One was tall and wearing a white sweatshirt or long sleeved shirt and the other was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt. Newark Police and University of Delaware Police units searched for the suspects but were unable to locate them.

The Newark Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit has assumed is actively investigating this case. Anyone with information for this investigation is asked to contact Detective Sergeant James Skinner at jskinner@newark.de.us or (302) 366-7100 ext. 3135. Additional methods for providing tips or information can be found on the NPD Tips page.