Cops: Woman robs man at knifepoint through car window in Delaware

File photo. Credit: Rikard Larma / Metro
The man was parked at a gas station, looking for directions.
Credit: Metro file photo

Delaware State Police are looking for a woman who allegedly reached through a man’s car window Monday afternoon to rob him at knifepoint.

Investigators said the victim, 28, was sitting inside his car in the parking lot of Super Gas, located at 3006 New Castle Ave., shortly after 2 p.m.

As the man was trying to figure out where he was and how to get to his destination, a woman allegedly reached through his open driver’s side window.

Police said the woman held a knife to the man’s chest and grabbed his wallet from the car’s cup holder.

She then fled on foot.

The victim was not injured.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-4-inch tall black female between the ages of 18 and 25 with an average build.

Anyone with information on the suspect or crime is asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-834-2630 ext. 6, or to submit an anonymous tip by texting CRIMES (274637) with the keyword “DSP,” calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, by downloading the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip App or by filling out this online form.


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