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Lincoln Man, 79, Robbed While Walking Home From Store

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LINCOLN, Del.- Delaware State Police are looking for a suspect wanted for attacking and robbing a 79-year-old Lincoln man as he was walking home from a store on Wednesday morning.

Troopers said the incident happened shortly after 10 a.m. as the victim was walking to his home with groceries after leaving Kings Market located on Fleatown Road. Police said that as the  victim was walking along Baker Drive in the Cedar Village Development, he heard the voice of a man behind him ask if he needed assistance. Before he was able to turn around, the suspect struck the victim from behind, knocking him to the ground and removing his wallet before fleeing in an unknown direction.  The victim was able return to his home on his own and call 9-1-1.  He was slightly injured in the attack and transported to an area hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

The suspect was only described as a black male with no further physical or clothing description available, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Troop 4 Major Crimes Unit at 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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