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Suspect Sought in Milford Holdup

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MILFORD, Del.- Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with the attempted armed robbery of two people outside a Milford gas station.

MIlford police said that shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday, a 53-year-old victim and a 17-year-old victim were in the parking lot of the Sunoco at 350 Milford-Harrington Highway when they were approached by an unknown white male suspect. The suspect pulled out a knife, grabbed the 17-year-old victim and held the knife to the teen's throat while demanding money from the 53-year-old victim, police said.

According to investigators, the 17-year-old victim was knocked to the ground by the suspect as the 53-year-old victim attempted to intervene. The 53-year-old victim was also knocked to the ground by the suspect, police added.

Detectives said the unknown white male then ran from the scene without obtaining any money or property from the victims, who were unhurt.

The suspect is described as between 6-foot-0 and 6-foot-2, thick build, 200 to 225 pounds and wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact Detective Dwight Young or Detective John Horsman of the Milford Police Department Criminal Division at (302) 422-8081 or www.tipsubmit.com or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.
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