Police investigating knife-point robbery

By Glenn Battishill - gbattishill@aimmedianetwork.com

Delaware police are still investigating and searching for a couple who reportedly robbed and threatened a Delaware woman at knife-point Tuesday.

Police report that around 1:30 p.m. they received a called regarding a robbery in progress in the area of Missouri Avenue and Wabash Avenue. Police report a 43-year-old woman told them she was outside her apartment when she was approached by a couple who asked if they could use her cellphone.

When the woman turned to enter her home, the couple followed her inside, produced a knife and threatened the woman. Police report the woman was confined to a closet and the couple stole a television and laptop computer.

The woman told police the couple left in a small silver four-door sedan. After they left, the woman reportedly went to a neighbor’s home to call police.

Police report the victim described the couple as a black male with a red shirt and blue jeans and a white female with blond hair.

Police report the victim was unharmed during the incident.

The investigation is still ongoing, police say.

By Glenn Battishill


Glenn Battishill can be reached at 740-413-0903 or on Twitter @BattishillDG.

Glenn Battishill can be reached at 740-413-0903 or on Twitter @BattishillDG.