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Store Owner Assaulted in Attempted Robbery in Lincoln

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LINCOLN, Del.- The Delaware State Police are investigating an attempted robbery and assault at business in Lincoln.

Police say it happened just after 6 p.m. Friday at the Kings Market on Fleatown Road.

According to police, the 58-year-old walked outside to check the parking lot, and was approached by two men with masks over their faces. Police say one of the suspects immediately struck the man in the head with a handgun, knocking him to the ground.  The clerk was then struck again in the face, and police say the suspect demanded money from the store.  

As the two suspects began dragging the man into the business, they saw the owner's son approaching from inside and immediately released him and ran south on Cubbage Pond Road.  Police say the suspects didn't get away with any money from the store.
The 58-year-old victim received minor injuries, but refused medical treatment on the scene.
Police say the two suspects were described as black males, 5'07"-5'09" tall, wearing masks over their faces.  One of the suspects was armed with an unknown type handgun.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the Detective K. Archer at 302-752-3791.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

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