Man with machete attempts to rob Greenwood pizza store Friday evening

GREENWOOD, Del.- Delaware State Police are investigating an attempted robbery of a pizza store owner that happened Friday evening in Greenwood.

Police said around 10:30 p.m. the owner of Stargate Pizza, located at 9634 Sussex Hwy, was closing his business when he was approached outside by a white man who had a machete and who was demanding money.

We are told the store owner told the suspect that he did not have any money, and he threw pizza at him, causing the suspect to flee.

Officials said the suspect ran from the scene and got into a car on northbound Sussex Hwy.

Police said the store owner was not injured as a result of the incident.

Anyone with information, is advised call Delaware State Police at 302-337-8253.

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