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Crime update

Newark Police investigate robbery in the area of East Main Street

Newark Police are investigating the report of robbery that occurred in the area of East Main Street, near Academy Street, on the night of Tuesday, May 17. No known weapons were reported.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Newark Police at 302-366-7111 or University of Delaware Police at 302-831-UDPD (8373).


Members of the University community are reminded to be vigilant: If you see something, say something. Be aware of your surroundings and use well-lit paths.  Travel in groups when possible. Call 911 to report suspicious activity.

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Members of the UD community may download a free smartphone app, LiveSafe, that lets users submit tips to police, receive important broadcast notifications and contact the University of Delaware Police Department directly. To learn more, visit this LiveSafe website.

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