Delaware State Police troopers are investigating an armed robbery of two motel patrons that occurred Thursday evening at the Days Inn at 900 Churchmans Road near Newark.
The incident occurred at 9:20 p.m. Thursday when two motel customers, a 58-year-old male and a 28-year-old female, were in a motel room with its door open, State Police Cp. John Day said. Two suspects, a white female and a white male armed with a handgun, entered the room and confronted the occupants.
The female victim ran from the room, Day said. The male victim turned over cash, and both of the suspects fled.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-834-2630, extension 6, or by utilizing the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: http://www.delaware.gov/apps/.
Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."