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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigate 7-11 Robbery

Date Posted: Monday, April 17th, 2017

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Wilmington- Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a Wilmington area 7-11 store that occurred yesterday afternoon.

The investigation has determined that the incident occurred on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at approximately 5:10 p.m., as a male suspect entered the 7-11 located at 4865 Governor Printz Boulevard. The suspect approached the sales counter where he confronted a male clerk. He then displayed an unknown make and model handgun and demanded money from the cash register. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash to him. The suspect then exited the store and fled in an unknown direction. The clerk was not injured.

The suspect was described as a black male. He was 20-25 years of age, 5’11″- 6’02” tall, weighed 165-185 lbs., and was last seen wearing a dark zip up style hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, and black sneakers.  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 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.”

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline
1800 VICTIM-1.  (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at
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