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Friday, December 30, 2011

Troopers Probe Rehoboth Area Robbery

Location: Colonial Lane, Colonial East, Rehoboth, DE

Date of Occurrence: Friday, December 30, 2011 at 2:50 a.m.


Two white males approximately 30 years of age (no further description)


48 year old Rehoboth, DE man

Rehoboth, DE- The Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a Rehoboth man who was pushed from a moving vehicle early this morning.

The incident happened at approximately 2:50 a.m. this morning, December 30th, after a 48 year old Rehoboth, DE man was at the Wawa Convenience Store located at SR 1 and SR 24 in Rehoboth. The victim, who had driven to the store, realized that he did not have money in order to purchase gas for his vehicle. He then asked two male suspects for a ride to his residence, located in the unit block of Colonial Lane, in Rehoboth, in order to obtain money for fuel. The suspects agreed and drove the victim to his home. After obtaining money from his house, the victim got back into the suspect’s car at which time one of the suspects began to assault him. The suspect then took money from the victim and pushed him out of the car as it was moving. Both suspects then fled in an unknown direction.

The victim was transported by EMS to the Beebe Memorial Hospital where he was treated for his non life threatening injuries.

The Delaware State Police are asking anyone who may have any information in reference to this incident to contact Troop 7 at 302-644-5020. Citizens may also provide a tip by texting keyword “DSP” plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES). Tipsters may also provide information through lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333. Callers can also submit information via the internet at

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