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  • Troopers Investigate Attempted Robbery of New Castle Store Employee

  • Incident occurred at Zumimex on evening of Sunday, March 16
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  • Troopers are investigating an attempted robbery of an employee of Zunimex, 217 Lisa Drive, that occurred yesterday evening.
    The incident occurred at approximately 10:00 p.m. when the store employee, an 18-year-old male, arrived at the business after making a delivery. While outside he was confronted by a male suspect who was armed with a handgun. The suspect demanded cash, but the employee did not have any, so the suspect fled.
    No one was injured during this incident.
    If anyone has any information in reference to this attempted robbery, 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."
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