Del. Motel Guest Robbed at Gunpoint

Police say victim was bound and had a pillow case put over her head

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    Delaware State Police are looking for two men who robbed a guest at gunpoint inside a Newark motel room.

    It happened about 10:20 a.m. Thursday at the Econo Lodge on McIntosh Plaza. Troopers say a woman, 19, answered a knock at her room door and let two men in.

    One of the men displayed and handgun and the pair bound the woman's hands and feet with duct tape and put a pillow case over her head.

    The men then rifled through the room before leaving with jewelry and cash from the room and fled.

    Police described the armed suspect as a bearded thin black man, about 6-foot-1-inches tall who was wearing of white hoodie.

    Cops described the second suspect as an average built black man, about 5-foot-11-inches tall who was wearing a gray hoodie.

    There are plenty of ways for anyone with information to contact state police. You can call the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-834-2630 (ext. 6), call Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333, text “DSP” and your tip to 274637 of submit a tip online.