Lewes- The Delaware State Police are investigating a strong-armed robbery that occurred Saturday, June 13, 2020, at approximately 2:00 p.m. at Weis grocery store located at 17232 North Village Main Blvd., Lewes.
During the incident, the female suspect followed the 65-year-old male victim from Lewes, DE, out of the grocery store to his vehicle. Once there, the suspect and victim had a brief struggle as the suspect stole the wallet out of the victim’s hands. The suspect then fled on foot, possibly to a nearby parking lot. The victim did not sustain any injuries as a result of the incident. No weapon was displayed or implied.
The suspect is a white or Hispanic female, approximately 20 years old, 5’00”- 5’5″, black hair, wearing a white t-shirt, dark-colored shorts, tall black socks, brown shoes, and carrying a black Nike drawstring backpack with white lettering. The suspect possibly fled the scene in a red-colored sedan with unknown registration.
Investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Trooper A. Stimac at Troop 7 by calling 302-644-5020.
Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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