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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigate Gas Station Robbery

Date Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2016



Presented by Public Information Officer Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Bear, DE- Delaware State Police are currently investigating the armed robbery of a Bear area BP station that occurred early last night.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, 2016, as a male suspect entered the BP station located at 3596 Wrangle Hill Road, Bear. The suspect, who was armed with an unknown make and model handgun, confronted a male clerk of the store and demanded money and cigarettes. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes to him. The suspect then exited the business and was last seen fleeing on foot toward the rear of the store. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as a white male. He was 5’06”-5’10” tall, weighed 175-200 lbs., and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, grey sweatpants, and black and white sneakers. He also had a mask covering his face. 

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the robbery unit at Troop 2, Glasgow, at 302-365-8566. 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.”

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Released: 062716 1146



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