Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Wilmington, De. – The Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery of a Wilmington area Dollar Tree store that occurred last night.
The preliminary investigation has determined the incident occurred on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 9:56 p.m., as two suspects entered the Dollar Tree store, located at 3602 Miller Road, Wilmington prior to closing time. The first suspect confronted two employees and demanded money while brandishing a handgun. The second suspect confronted another employee at the store office demanding money and subsequently snatching an undisclosed amount of money from the office. One of the suspects then punched an employee before fleeing the store. The suspects fled on foot towards Franklin Place and West 34th Street. There were no injuries.
The first suspect is described as a black male approximately 14 years old, 5’04” tall, 120 lbs. wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt tied tight around the face, black pants brandishing a handgun.
The second suspect is described as a black male approximately 18 years old, 6’00” tall, 180 lbs. wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt tied tight around the face and dark colored pants.
No surveillance images are available at this time.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective M. Cassel of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-365-8551.
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 the Director of Public Information, Sergeant Richard Bratz
Released: 061418 1411