DSP helicopter scours Central Sussex after armed robbery in Long Neck


Delaware State Police helicopter hovering over central Sussex County yesterday searching for an armed robber. Around 5:00 PM in Long Neck, a white male in a gray hoodie reportedly held up a Chinese restaurant at the intersection of Route 5 and Route 23. The suspect made a getaway in a dark colored SUV; the state police helicopter was deployed to assist in the search. While the suspect evaded arrest initially, his luck did not last long. Police tracked down their suspect, Chris Pfaffernath of Millsboro to a motel in Long Neck, arresting him around 11 PM. He was taken to Sussex Correctional on $138,000 bond.