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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigate Pharmacy Robbery

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 1st, 2017


Presented by Public Information Officer Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Bear – Delaware State Police is currently investigating the robbery of a Bear area pharmacy which occurred yesterday afternoon.

The investigation thus far has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 31, 2017, as a male suspect entered the Walgreens located at 128 Fox Hunt Drive. The suspect approached the pharmacy counter and presented an employee with a demand note for prescription medication. The note implied that the suspect was armed; however, a weapon was not displayed. The employee complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of prescription medication to him. The suspect then exited the business and was last seen fleeing on foot toward Rue Madora. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as a white male. He was 5’09”-5’11” tall, weighed 180-210 lbs., and was last seen wearing a black long-sleeved thermal shirt, tan shorts, a black baseball cap, and dark shoes. There is no further physical or clothing description available. No video surveillance photos are available at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to incident they are asked to contact Corporal Marc Conway at 302-660-3784. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

Released: 080117 1945


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