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*Update- Suspect Arrested* Delaware State Police Investigating Robbery of Gas Station- Newark

Date Posted: Friday, August 27th, 2021

Newark– The Delaware State Police have arrested 29-year-old Bradley Marshall of Newark, DE, for robbery of a Newark area gas station in early August.

The incident occurred at approximately 2:50 a.m., Saturday, August 7, 2021, at the Shell gas station, located at 2410 Pulaski Highway, Newark, when troopers responded to a knife point robbery. Investigation determined a male suspect entered the store and confronted a male employee behind the sales counter. The suspect displayed a knife and demanded money from the register. The employee complied with demands and the suspect fled out of the store with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect entered a white sedan and fled the parking lot. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

Through investigative means Bradley Marshall was developed as the suspect in the robbery and troopers issued a warrant for his arrest. On August 26, 2021, Elkton Maryland Police Department officers apprehended Marshall and and took him into custody.

On August 27, 2021, Marshall was extradited back to Delaware and transported to Troop 2 where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Robbery First Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)

Marshall was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #2 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on a $50,000 secured bond.

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