Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley
Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred early this morning at Wawa.
On June 19, 2023, at approximately 2:26 a.m., troopers responded to a reported robbery at Wawa located at 4555 Linden Hill Road in Wilmington, Delaware. The investigation revealed that a male suspect entered the store and made a purchase. The suspect then displayed a firearm at the employees while demanding money from the safe and cash registers. The victims complied, and the suspect fled the business in an unknown vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured during the incident.
The suspect is described as a black male wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and light-colored pants. Surveillance video and images are not yet available.
Delaware State Police Troop 2 Criminal Investigations Unit is still investigating this 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 sending a Private Facebook Message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Corporal Amina Ali
Released: 061923 1121