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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

State Troopers Investigating Robbery of Lincoln Area Store

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Lincoln- Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of a Lincoln area store that occurred early last night.

The incident occurred at approximately 7:00 p.m., Monday December 26, 2016, as two male suspects, one armed with an unknown type handgun, entered King’s Market,  located at 20639 Fleatown Road. The suspects approached two store employees and demanded cash.  The victims complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects then exited the store and fled in an unknown direction.  The clerks were not injured.

The suspects were described as black males wearing all dark colored clothing and masks (No further clothing or physical description).  One subject was armed with an unknown type handgun.

No surveillance photos available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Troop 4 Major Crimes Unit at 302-856-5850. 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: 122716 0635




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