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Troopers Investigating Knifepoint Robbery – Wilmington


Date Posted: Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Wilmington – The Delaware State Police are investigating the knifepoint robbery of a Wilmington area Walgreens pharmacy that occurred Saturday night.

The incident occurred at approximately 8:45 p.m., Saturday, March 21, 2020 at the Walgreens-Chestnut Run, located at 1710 Faulkland Rd. A male suspect confronted an employee behind the sales counter while brandishing a knife and demanded money from the register. The employee complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspect who then fled on foot. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a light skinned male, 18-30 years of age, 5’10”-6’1” tall with a thin build, wearing a light colored hooded sweatshirt.

No surveillance images are available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 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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