Man shocked with stun gun during robbery outside Claymont motel

By Tom Lehman 6:22pm, December 19, 2013 - Updated 7:46pm, December 19, 2013
State troopers are looking for a man and woman who robbed a 21-year-old man from New Castle at a motel in Claymont.

It happened around 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday in the parking lot outside the Riverview Motel, located at 7811 Gov. Printz Blvd.

Police say the victim was sitting in his car when he was approached by a man who was armed with a gun.

The suspect ordered the man out of the vehicle and demanded property, but the victim resisted and was shocked with a stun gun during a struggle.

The victim was ordered back into his car and the robber and a woman got into the car and took the man's wallet, cash, and other personal items.

The victim suffered a minor head injury in the robbery.

Anyone with information can call the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at (302) 834-2630 ext. 6 or use the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application to report information.

Tips can also be submitted to Delaware CrimeStoppers at 1 (800) TIP-3333 or online at

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