Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigating Robbery of Pedestrian, Camden

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Camden – Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a pedestrian while he was walking along the highway.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at approximately 2:00 a.m., as a male victim was walking southbound on the shoulder of the northbound lanes of South DuPont Highway (US13) just south of Voshells Mill Star Hill Road.  It was at this time that the victim was approached from behind and struck in the back of the head with an unknown object, causing him to fall to the ground.  Once on the ground, the suspect took the victim’s wallet out of his pocket and then removed an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the area in an unknown direction.  The victim was slightly injured in the incident and was transported by EMS to an area hospital.

The suspect was described as a male wearing a white T-shirt (no further physical or clothing description).  Unknown if he was armed.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the Troop 3 Major Crimes Unit at 302-697-2104. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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 debra.reed@state.de.us

Released: 071317 1100

 

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