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Troopers Investigating Convenience Store Robbery – North Wilmington


Date Posted: Monday, September 10th, 2018

Wilmington (19810) – The Delaware State Police ae investigating the armed robbery of a North Wilmington 7-Eleven store that took place late Sunday night.

The incident occurred at approximately 11:05 p.m., Sunday, September 9, 2018 at the 7-Eleven convenience store located at 2100 Foulk Rd., in the area of Grubb Rd., Wilmington. Three suspects, all with their faces concealed, entered the business and confronted an employee at the sales counter. One of the suspects displayed a handgun, while the other two proceeded to remove an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, along with a large quantity of tobacco products from the display. The suspects also took cash, a cell-phone and car keys from the victim’s person before fleeing. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

Further investigation was able to determine that two other suspects remained outside the business during the robbery and that all five suspects entered into a dark colored vehicle, which was last seen fleeing eastbound on Grubb Rd.

No surveillance images are available at this time.

The suspects were described as follows:

  • Suspect #1: black hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, face covered and in possession of a black hand gun. (Entered business)
  • Suspect #2: All black clothing, face covered. (Entered business)
  • Suspect #3: All black clothing, face covered. (Entered business)
  • Suspect #4: All dark clothing. (Remained outside business)
  • Suspect #5: All dark clothing. (Remained outside business)

 

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is 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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