Delaware State Police say the owner of Stargate Pizza threw a pizza at a suspect attempting to rob the store on Friday night.
The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. at the location on Sussex Highway (Route 13) in Greenwood.
The suspect displayed a machete and demanded money as the store owner was closing for the day. The store owner said he didn’t have any money and threw a pizza at the suspect, causing him to flee.
The store owner was not injured.
The suspect is described as a white male who fled from the scene on foot before getting into a vehicle on northbound Route 13.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Delaware State Police at (302) 337-8253 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.