Bicyclist robbed near Route 1

August 23, 2013

Delaware State Police say a man used a knife to rob a bicyclist Aug. 20 as he rode near Route 1.

The man was riding at 12:50 a.m. behind WSFS Bank at 19335 Coastal Highway when a black man pushed him off of the bicycle, said Cpl. John Day of the Delaware State Police.

The suspect held a small knife and demanded money; the victim gave him some money and the suspect fled, Day said.

The victim was not hurt.

Police ask anyone with information on this to call Troop 4 at 856-5850, 1-800-TIP-3333, use the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at, go to, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword DSP.