Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier
Felton– The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of a south Felton area gas station that occurred early this morning.
The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred Monday September 26, 2016 at approximately 3:50 a.m., as male subject entered the Uncle Willies located at 12984 South DuPont Highway brandishing a knife. The suspect confronted a male employee at the counter and demanded money from the register. The employee quickly fled from behind the counter and into a back room as the suspect removed money from a safe. The suspect then fled the store in an unknown direction. The male victim was uninjured in the incident.
The suspect was described as a white male, 5’10” tall, wearing a grey sweatshirt and sweatpants, black gloves, and a mask covering his face (No further physical or clothing description available) armed with a knife.
Surveillance photos attached.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective J. Dear at 302-698-8540. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”
Released: 092616 0930