Police: Pizza delivery man robbed outside apartment
SALEM — Police are investigating the armed robbery of a pizza delivery man in an apartment building on Cluff Crossing Road on Sunday night.
Police said they responded at 8:04 p.m. to 103 Cluff Crossing Road, where a 21-year-old man was allegedly robbed. The victim told police a man came up behind him and put him in a headlock, police said.
The attacker told the victim that he had a knife and threatened to kill him if he didn’t hand over all his money, according to police. The victim told police he felt a sharp objected pressed into the back of his neck.
The robber made off with between $150 and $180, and fled on foot, police said.
A witness who lives in the apartment building opened his apartment door and spotted the suspect running down the hallway and out the door, police said.
A police dog followed the scent to another building before losing the trail, police said. The suspect is described as a white male standing just over six feet tall and weighing about 200 pounds, police said. He is believed to be in his mid-20s with stubby facial hair. He wore a black hat and jacket.
Salem detectives are investigating the robbery.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Salem police at 893-1911 or Crimeline of Southern New Hampshire at firstname.lastname@example.org