Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigating Donut Shop Robbery

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Presented By Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Newark (19711)- Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a Newark area Dunkin Donuts that occurred yesterday evening.

The investigation thus far has determined that the robbery occurred on Monday, March 13, 2017 at approximately 6:15 p.m., as a male suspect entered the Dunkin Donuts located at 1126 Capitol Trail. The suspect approached the sales counter and presented the female clerk with a demand note for cash. The note implied that the suspect was armed, however, he did not display a weapon. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. The suspect then exited the business and fled in an unknown direction. The victim was not injured.

The suspect was described as a white male. He was 5’08”-5’10” tall, weighed 160-190 lbs., and was last seen wearing a black coat, dark sweatpants, and sneakers. There is no further physical or clothing description available. No video surveillance photos are available to be released at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the Robbery Unit at Troop 2 at 302-365-8566. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

Released: 031417 1040




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