Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier
Newark – Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a Newark area Wawa that occurred early this morning.
The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 1:08 a.m., Sunday, June 11, 2017, as a female suspect entered the Wawa located at 2754 Pulaski Highway. The suspect confronted a male employee at the sales counter and demanded money. The employee complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash before the suspect exited the business and entered a light colored passenger car that was parked on the side of the building before fleeing eastbound on Pulaski Highway. The clerk was uninjured in the incident.
The suspect was described as a female, 5’00”-5’02” tall, 150-160 lbs., last seen wearing all dark clothing and a dark mask covering her face (No further physical or clothing description available). No weapon was displayed.
No video surveillance footage is available at this time.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery unit 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: 061117 0810