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5 charged in robbery, home invasion incidents

October 12, 2008 1:50:36 PM PDT
Delaware State police have arrested five people in a robbery and a separate home invasion in Rehoboth Beach. Troopers say the robbery occurred Saturday about 3 a.m. in the parking lot of Wilmington Trust Bank on Robinson Drive. Two victims were ordered to the ground a gunpoint and had money and cell phone stolen.

The home invasion happened about 4 a.m. Saturday in the first block of Elizabeth Avenue. Two men, one with a gun, entered the home and demanded the victims' money and cell phones.

There were no injuries in either incident.

The five are being charged with first-degree robbery and other offenses.

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