New Jersey Man Arrested for Robbery of McDonald’s in Delaware

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE – Delaware State Police arrested 60-year-old James James Jr. of Pennsville, New Jersey, for the early March robbery of a McDonald’s in Newport. On Wednesday, March 1st, at around 9:13 p.m., troopers responded to a reported robbery at the McDonald’s located at 1790 W. Newport Pike, Wilmington.

The investigation revealed that a male suspect demanded money from the cash register, and an employee handed over an undisclosed amount before the suspect fled the scene. No injuries were reported during the incident.

Through further investigation, James James Jr. was identified as the suspect, and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

On March 15th, James turned himself in at Troop 2 and was charged with second-degree robbery, a felony. He was later arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released after posting a $6,000 secured bond.

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