Felton, DE- Delaware State Police are currently investigating the armed robbery of a Felton area gas station and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.
The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred this morning, Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at approximately 3:20 a.m., as a male suspect (pictured) entered the Canterbury Shore Stop, located at 8953 S. DuPont Highway, Felton. The suspect, who was armed with an unknown make and model handgun, confronted a male clerk who was standing behind the sales counter. He suspect then demanded money from the store’s cash register. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. The suspect then exited the store and was last seen fleeing on foot in a northbound direction. The clerk was not injured.
The suspect was described as a white male. He was 5’08”-5’11” tall, weighed 155-175 lbs., had an average build, and a bald head. He was last seen wearing a grey t-shirt, black shorts, dark colored sneakers, and had what appeared to be a t-shirt wrapped around his head.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident or knows the identity of the suspect, they are asked to contact Detective Matthew Addonizio at 302- 697-4454. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet atwww.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”
Image Credits: Delaware State Police