2 Teens Reportedly Robbed in Downtown Rehoboth Beach


Rehoboth Beach police say two teens, both males, ages 15 and 17, reported that they were robbed Tuesday night while walking back to their residence through Grove Park, near the intersection of Grove Street and Columbia Avenue.

Just after 11 p.m., Rehoboth Beach police were summoned to the area of the Grove Park restrooms for the reported robbery that had just occurred.  The victims stated that they had been walking through the park returning to one of their residences when they were reportedly robbed by two males.

One of the victims told police that he was punched in the jaw by a black male suspect wearing a red jacket.  The other suspect was reported as being a white male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.  During the incident, the suspects reportedly stole a sweatshirt and money from the victims.  No weapons were seen.  Both suspects fled the park on foot in an easterly direction.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact Detective Tyler Whitman at (302) 524-1391 or submit a tip through Delaware Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-847-3333 or online at http://delaware.crimestoppersweb.com. Anyone with information can also submit a tip online to the Rehoboth Beach Police Department via: https://www.cityofrehoboth.com/form/government/departments/police/submit-crime-tip.