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Man Tries to Rob 8-Year-Old Boy

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DOVER, Del- Delaware State Police are searching for a suspect who tried to rob an 8-year-old boy at knifepoint in Dover.

According to police, the boy was walking through the Pinewood Estates at around 5:15 p.m. when a man with a knife approached him and threatened to stab him if he did not give him money.

Authorities said the child turned to run away from the suspect, who lunged at him with the knife. The boy was able to run home without being injured.

Police said they are looking for a black male, between 30 and 40 years of age. He was additionally described as 6-foot-tall and weighing between 150 and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black pants and a black ski mask and drove off in a white work van with tinted windows.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Troop 3 at (302) 697-2104.

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