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Delaware State Police
Thursday May 5th, 2011 :: 12:57 p.m. EDT


Man Robbed while Attempting to Sell Play Station Game

Location: Parking lot of Tailgates Restaurant, 4102 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark, DE

Date of Occurrence: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 9:45 p.m.

Suspect: Black male, 22-25 years of age, 5’08”-5’10” tall, 170-185 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black hat and a white tank top shirt. He was also armed with a black handgun.

Victim: 25 year old Newark, DE man

Newark- The Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a Newark man as he attempted to sell his Sony Play Station game console last night in Newark.

The incident occurred at approximately 9:45 p.m. last night as a 25 year old Newark man had agreed to meet a male subject whom he did not know in the parking lot of Tailgates Bar located in the 4100 block of Ogletown-Stanton Road, in order to sell him his Play Station. The meeting had been set up through a friend of the victim. After the suspect arrived in the parking lot he entered the front passenger seat of the victim’s car and after a short conversation displayed a handgun. The suspect then took the victim’s Play Station as well as an unloaded handgun that the victim also had in his vehicle. The suspect then exited the victim’s car and was last seen entering into a dark colored sedan that was being operated by another subject. The sedan then fled the parking lot. The victim was not injured.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have any information in reference to this incident to contact the robbery unit at Delaware State Police Troop 2 at 302-834-2630 ext. 6. 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

Delaware State Police
1575 McKee Rd
Dover, DE 19904

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 302-739-5996

4102 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE 19713

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