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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigate Robbery of Ocean View Package Store

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Presented by Public Information Officer Master Corporal Gary E. Fournier

Ocean View, DE – Troopers are investigating a robbery of Hickman’s Package Store that occurred late Monday evening.

The incident occurred around 10:10 p.m. Monday June 20, 2016, when two male suspects entered the package store located at 30447 Cedar Neck Road with at least one subject armed with an unknown type handgun. They approached a female employee at the counter and demanded cash.  The clerk complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of currency.  The subjects then fled the business in an unknown direction.  The female employee was uninjured in this incident.

The suspects were described as white males, 5’08”-5’10” tall, wearing all dark colored clothing and dark colored masks over their faces. One of the suspects was armed with an unknown type handgun.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective R. Truitt at 302-752-3813. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

Released: 062116 1300



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