Woman Accused of Robbing Man in Wawa Parking Lot

Suspect accused of hitting 69-year-old man with a gun during robbery

A 20-year-old Newark, Del. woman is charged with pistol-whipping and robbing a man more than three times her age in a Wawa parking lot.

Kynesha Daniels, 20, is accused of using a handgun to strike a 69-year-old Newark man in the head before taking items from his car outside the Wawa store on Pulaski Highway in the early hours of July 8, according to a press release from Delaware State Police.

After allegedly robbing the man, Daniels fled on foot, cops said.

The victim was briefly hospitalized for minor injuries, according to police.

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An investigation led police to Daniels’ home on the unit block of Raven Turn in Newark. She was arrested and -- unable to post $50,000 secured bond -- was sent to Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on robbery and firearm charges.


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