Police Searching for Gray Honda Accord Connected to Attempted Robbery on Courtney Street

NEWARK, DE – The three suspects in this incident arrived in a 2011 – 2015 Honda Accord, grey in color, with tinted windows and black rims.  The vehicle is believed to have a Delaware license plate.  Through a review of surveillance footage, the vehicle is seen arriving and leaving from a shopping center at the corner of East Main Street and North Chapel Street.

On October 9, 2020, at about 0055 hours, a male was walking on Courtney Street in the area of Haines Street.  Three suspects approached the victim and ordered him to turn over personal property.  The victim immediately fled on foot.  As the victim ran away, he heard the sound of the slide of a firearm being racked.  The victim fell to the ground as he fled and sustained minor injuries that did not require medical attention.  The suspects did not obtain any property from the victim.

The suspects are described as three black males wearing dark clothing.  One suspect had light-colored jeans.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Sgt. G. Micolucci at (302) 366-7100 x. 3412 or gmicolucci@newark.de.us.  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.