Anyone with information or who witnessed the crime is asked to contact the Middletown Police Department at (302) 376-9950.

Police are looking for a man who they said tried to rob a 71-year-old man at knife-point in the Food Lion parking lot Sept. 18.

At 9:55 a.m., Middletown Police responded to the Food Lion on U.S. Route 301 where the victim said a man wielding a knife or box cutter confronted him.

The suspect and the victim engaged in a brief struggle where the 71-year-old victim received minor injuries, police said. The suspect then fled.

Police canvassed the area with their K-9 unit but were unsuccessful in finding the suspect, who is described as a black male between 20 and 30 years old, between 5-feet, six-inches and five-feet, nine-inches and about 145 pounds.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the crime is asked to contact the Middletown Police Department at (302) 376-9950.