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Troopers Investigating Attempted Robbery of Gumboro Area Liquor Store


Date Posted: Friday, October 22nd, 2021

Gumboro Liquor

Gumboro – Troopers are investigating an attempted robbery of an area liquor store that occurred Thursday evening.

The incident took place around 9:05 p.m., Thursday October 21, 2021, at the Gumboro Liquor Store, located at 38398 Millsboro Highway, as a male subject confronted a female employee as she was standing behind the counter. The suspect was armed with an unknown type handgun and demanded money.  The clerk refused to comply with his demands and the suspect fled out of the store and possibly entered an unknown type of vehicle before driving westbound on Whitesville Rd. The store employee was not injured in the incident.

The suspect was described as a male, 20-30 years of age, wearing all black clothing, glasses, and had a mask covering his face (no further physical or clothing description). He was armed with an unknown type handgun.

No surveillance photos available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Detective J. O’Neil at 302-752-3793. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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Released: 102221 1325

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