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Milford Beacon
  • Police: Pizza delivery driver robbed at gunpoint in Lincoln

  • A pizza delivery driver reportedly was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night and police are asking for the public's help in identifying the stick-up man.
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  • A pizza delivery driver reportedly was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night and police are asking for the public's help in identifying the stick-up man.
    According to police, the 29-year-old driver for Papa John's Pizza in Milford had stopped his car on Third Street near Butler Avenue about 10:22 p.m. to set his GPS device for his next delivery.
    It was then that man approached the driver from the rear of the car, displayed a handgun and demanded money.
    The driver turned over an undisclosed amount of cash after which the robber fled on foot south toward the Greentop neighborhood, police said.
    The robber is described as a black man between the ages of 25 and 30, about 5'8" to 5'9" and 160 to 165 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, a black baseball hat and dark blue jeans.
    Anyone with information about the robbery or the identity of the gunman is asked to call Delaware State Police at (302) 856-5850, ext. 218 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.
    Information also may be provided online at www.tipsubmit.com or via text by sending a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and starting your message with the keyword "DSP."
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