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Delaware State Police Investigating Convenience Store Robbery- Wilmington


Date Posted: Friday, October 8th, 2021

Wilmington– Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a Wilmington area convenience store that occurred early this morning.

The incident occurred at approximately 1:55 a.m., Friday, October 8, 2021, at the Dash In convenience store, located at 4598 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, when troopers responded for a report of a robbery. Investigation determined a male suspect entered the store and confronted a female employee behind the sales counter. The suspect implied he had a gun an advised the employee this is a robbery. The suspect demanded cigarettes and removed several packs from the shelf. Once obtaining numerous packs of cigarettes, the suspect fled the scene on foot southbound Limestone Road. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male approximately 30 years of age wearing all dark clothing.

No surveillance images are available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Harris of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 302-365-8410. 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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