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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigating Burglary to North Harrington Shore Stop

Date Posted: Friday, September 29th, 2017

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Harrington – The Delaware State Police are investigating an early morning burglary to a gas station north of Harrington.

The incident occurred around 2:40 a.m. Friday September 29, 2017, when an alarm activation was received by the Kent County Emergency Operations Center (9-1-1) at the Shore Stop located at 16381 South DuPont Highway.  Troopers and Officers from Harrington Police Department responded to the store and observed the glass to a door on the north side had been shattered.  Further investigation revealed the suspect(s) entered the store by using an unknown object to break the window and then removed an ATM machine before fleeing in an unknown direction.

The suspect depicted in the surveillance image appears to be a male wearing a light colored hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, a beanie on his head, and a mask covering the lower portion of his face.  No other information is available on a possible second suspect.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident or the suspects involved, they are asked to contact Trooper First Class C. Batson at 302-698-8497. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

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Released: 092917 1055



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