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University of Delaware student robbed while jogging

Monday, March 14, 2011

Police in Newark, Delaware are investigating the armed robbery of a University of Delaware student.

According to investigators, at approximately 7:35 p.m. Friday, the 21-year-old student was out jogging when he was confronted on South Chapel Street near Ashley Road.

The victim was jogging southbound when a man stepped out from behind bushes, displayed a gun and removed the victim's iPod.

The suspect was last seen walking north on South Chapel Road toward Wyoming Road.

The victim was not injured.

The suspect is describe as a black male, 21 to 29-years-old, 5'6" to 5'9", average build, unshaven with short black hair. He was wearing an orange full zip hooded sweatshirt, chain necklace and baggy blue jeans. The weapon is described as a silver handgun with a black handgrip.

Anyone with additional information about this incident should contact police at 302-366-7110 ext. 132. You can send an anonymous text message tip by texting 302NPD and your message to TIP411. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com where a reward may be available.

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