Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Delmar – Delaware State Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Delmar liquor store that took place last night.
The incident occurred at approximately 8:45 p.m., Saturday, February 24, 2018, at Low Price Liquors, located at 38444 Sussex Highway, Delmar. The 39 year old male employee had just locked the door to the business after closing for the night, when he was confronted by a masked suspect who was armed with a handgun. The victim was forced back inside the business at gunpoint and then ordered to open the cash register. The suspect then removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and a bottle of liquor from the display before fleeing. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.
The suspect is described as a black male, 6’00, thin build, wearing all dark clothing, to include a covering over his face, and in possession of black handgun.
No surveillance images are available at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective D. Kristunas of the Troop 4 Major Crimes Unit at 302-752-3856.
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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