BREAKING NEWS: Suspects sought in armed robbery near Frankford

The Delaware State Police this week were investigating an alleged armed robbery that occurred on Sunday night near Frankford.

According to police, the incident occurred on Sunday, Dec. 29, around 8:27 p.m., when troopers were dispatched to a property on Omar Road, just outside Frankford town limits, for a report of a robbery.

Upon arrival, they said, troopers met with a 38-year-old man who reported that while he was checking on a pole building on his property, he had allegedly been approached from behind by two male suspects. One of the suspects allegedly placed a sharp object by the victim’s neck and demanded money. The victim was subsequently cut with the sharp object as he was attempting to hand over cash, police said.

The suspects obtained an undisclosed amount of cash prior to fleeing the scene on foot, they reported. The victim sustained minor injury and declined medical treatment, police noted.

No physical description of the suspects could be provided.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is being asked to contact the Troop 4, Detective L. Coleman at (302) 856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at