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Delaware State Police Investigating Robbery of Liquor Store


Date Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2022

The Delaware State Police are investigating the knifepoint robbery of a Wilmington area liquor store that occurred Monday night.

The incident occurred at approximately 9:15 p.m., Monday, July 11, 2022, at the Roselle Liquor Mart located at 2500 Kirkwood Hwy. Wilmington, DE. A male suspect confronted an employee behind the sales counter while brandishing a large 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 white male, approximately 30 years of age with a thin build, wearing light-colored clothing, sunglasses, and a mask.

No surveillance images are available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 2 The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Robbery Unit is currently investigating the incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective R. Kirchenbauer by calling 302-365-8428. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, or via the internet at www.delawarecrimestoppers.com.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell

Released: 071222  1443

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