Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Wilmington (19810) – Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred at approximately 2:45 a.m., Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at the 7-11 convenience store located at 2100 Foulk Road, Wilmington.
The investigation has determined that as a 24 year old, male employee, was standing behind the sales counter, two subjects wearing all dark clothing, with masks covering their faces, entered the store. One subject, who was displaying a black unknown make and model handgun, approached the clerk behind the sales counter and demanded money from the cash register, while the second subject remained at the entrance door, acting as a lookout. The clerk turned over an undisclosed amount of money to the armed subject who also removed cigarettes from the display.
After obtaining the money and cigarettes both subjects fled on foot in an unknown direction. The employee was uninjured as a result of the incident.
The armed subject was described as a black male, 18-20 years of age, 5’6”-5’8” tall, weighing 160-180 lbs., wearing all dark clothing, with a mask covering his face.
The lookout was described as a black male, 18-20 years of age, 5’8”-5’10” tall, weighing 170-180 lbs., wearing a dark jacket, blue jeans with a dark colored mask covering his face.
No surveillance video is available at this time. The investigation is ongoing and further details will be released as they become available.
If anyone has information regarding 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 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin
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