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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley

Troopers Investigating Shoplifting Turned Robbery – Rehoboth

Date Posted: Saturday, July 6th, 2019

Rehoboth – The Delaware State Police are investigating a shoplifting turned robbery that took place at a Rehoboth area department store on Friday afternoon and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

The incident occurred at approximately 4:51 p.m., Friday, July 5, 2019 at the Marshall’s department store located at 18578 Coastal highway, Rehoboth. The pictured suspect removed merchandise from the display and concealed it in a bag, which he had entered the store with. As he was exiting with the merchandise he shoved an employee who had confronted him. He was last seen entering the back seat of the pictured Chrysler 300 which was operated by an unknown subject. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, average build with light facial hair on his chin. In addition to the orange vest and hat he was wearing blue jeans and gray and white sneakers. The hat had “STANLEY” written on it.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity or whereabouts are asked to contact Cpl. M. Hawk at Troop 7 by calling 302-644-5020.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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