Police investigating armed robbery in Frankord


Delaware State Police are investigating after a man had a knife held to his throat and was robbed outside his home in Frankford.

According to the Delaware State Police Department, around 8:30 p.m., Sunday troopers were dispatched to a home in the 30000 block of Omar Road in Frankford for reports of a robbery.

Troopers arrived and met with a 38-year-old man who said while he was checking on a pole building on his property, he was approached from behind by two male suspects.

One of the suspects placed a sharp object by the victim’s neck and demanded money.

The victim was cut with the sharp object as he was trying to hand over cash, according to police. The suspects obtained an undisclosed amount of cash prior to fleeing the scene on foot.

The victim sustained minor injuries and declined medical treatment at the scene.

No physical description of the suspects could be provided.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 4, Detective L. Coleman at 302-856-5850 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.