State Police Investigating Attempted Wawa Carjacking

Staff Writer Delaware State Trooper, Police & Fire, RSS

The Delaware State Police are investigating an attempted carjacking that occurred early this morning at a Wawa in Newark.

On September 7, 2023, at approximately 2:34 a.m., troopers responded to Wawa, located at 4651 Ogletown Stanton Road, for an attempted carjacking in the parking lot. The investigation revealed that an unknown suspect demanded the 58-year-old victim get out of her car while pointing a handgun at her and trying to forcefully remove her from her car. The victim did not comply, and the suspect fled in an unidentified vehicle that was parked behind her.

There were no reported injuries following the incident. The suspect is described as a black male wearing dark-colored clothing. Surveillance images and video are not available at this time.

The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Robbery Unit is investigating this incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective B. Harris by calling 302-365-8410. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at [email protected].

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