Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz
New Castle, DE- Delaware State Police are currently investigating the armed robbery of a New Castle area BP gas station that occurred last night.
The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 8:36 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, as a male suspect entered the BP gas station located at 2360 Pulaski Highway, New Castle. The suspect, who was armed with an unknown make and model knife, confronted a male employee of the business and demanded money from the cash register. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. The suspect then exited the business and was last seen fleeing on foot through the fuel court around the north side of the car wash. There were no injuries.
The suspect was described as a white male. Approximately 5’07”-5’08” tall, 22 to 40 years of age, and weighed 130-140 lbs., with his face covered. There is no further physical or clothing description available.
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 www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”
Released: 072816 1601