The Delaware State Police have arrested 23-year-old Moham Abdellatief of Marcus Hook, PA, for the attempted robbery of a Newark area gas station in November.
The incident occurred on November 23, 2022, at approximately 3:14 p.m., at the Shell gas station, located at 1148 Christiana Road, Newark. A male suspect entered the business and confronted an employee at the sales counter. The suspect displayed a knife and demanded money. The employee did not comply and ran out of the store. The suspect then fled the scene without obtaining any money or property and was last observed traveling in a light-colored sedan westbound on Route 273. The employee was not injured during the incident.
Through investigative means, Moham Abdellatief was developed as the suspect in the attempted robbery and troopers issued a warrant for his arrest. On December 12, 2022, Abdellatief turned himself in at Troop 1 where he was charged with the following crimes:
- Attempted Robbery First Degree (Felony)
- Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
Abdellatief was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #2 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on a $50,000 cash bond.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell
Released: 121322 1406
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