Detectives Investigating Robbery of New Castle Motel

The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery that occurred early this morning at Red Roof Inn and Suites in New Castle.

On July 2, 2024, at approximately 3:18 a.m., troopers responded to an armed robbery at Red Roof Inn and Suites, located at 1612 North Dupont Highway in New Castle. The preliminary investigation revealed that an unknown black male and unknown black female suspects entered the business and demanded money. The male suspect then jumped over the counter and threatened the desk clerk with a knife. The clerk complied and the suspects ran away. No one was hurt during the incident.

The male suspect was last seen wearing all black clothing and the female was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, black mask, and a hat.

Delaware State Police Troop 2 continues to investigate this robbery. Troopers are asking anyone with information about this case to contact Det. D. Armstrong by calling (302) 365-8440. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at

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