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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigate Gas Station Robbery- Felton

Date Posted: Sunday, June 25th, 2017

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Presented by Public Information Officer Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Felton- Delaware State Police is currently investigating the armed robbery of a Felton area gas station that occurred early this morning.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 12:37 a.m. today, Sunday, June 25, 2017, as two male suspects entered the Canterbury Shore Stop, located at 8953 S. DuPont Highway. One of the suspects brandished an unknown make and model gun and confronted a female employee as the second suspect acted as a lookout. The armed suspect then demanded money from the cash register. The employee complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. Both suspects then exited the store and were last seen fleeing in a southbound direction. There were no injuries.

The armed suspect was described as a male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, khaki cargo pants, dark shoes, and had a mask covering his face.

The second suspect was described as a male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, black shoes, and had a mask covering his face. There is no further physical or clothing description available for either suspect. No video surveillance photos are available at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective Ryan Wright at 302-697-4454. 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: 062517 2150


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