Troopers Investigating Armed Robbery of a Wilmington area Dollar General- Wilmington

WilmingtonThe Delaware State Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Wilmington area Dollar General that occurred Tuesday night.

The incident occurred at approximately 8:49 p.m., on June 9, 2020, at the Dollar General located at 2605 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington. A male suspect entered the store at approximately 8:49 p.m. and remained in the business after closing. When asked to leave by an employee, the suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money. The employee complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed of cash to the suspect, who then fled through the rear door of the business. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’9″-10″, heavyset build, and in possession of a handgun.

No surveillance images are available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective B. 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

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at [email protected]

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Heather Pepper

Released: 061020 1510

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