Rehoboth man arrested for alleged attempted robbery with a knife

Timothy Cannon, 37, Rehoboth

Police say that they have arrested a man in connection with an attempted robbery in West Rehoboth on Friday morning.

According to Delaware State Police, troopers were called to Norwood Street in West Rehoboth on Friday at 12:23 AM for the report of an attempted robbery with a knife.

The 24-year-old male victim of New Castle reportedly told troopers that he was approached by a male suspect as he was sitting in his vehicle which was parked on Norwood Street. The suspect allegedly displayed a box cutter type knife and demanded money from the victim.

The victim fled the area in his vehicle without giving any money to the suspect. Responding troopers were provided with a description of the suspect and took him into custody on Norwood Street without incident.

The defendant, 37-year-old Timothy Cannon of Rehoboth, was positively identified by the victim and transported to Troop seven where he was subsequently charged with first degree attempted robbery, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana.

He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court three and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $31,250 secured bond.

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