Police Investigate Doughnut Store Robbery

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Wilmington Delaware State Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Wilmington area Dunkin Donuts that occurred late Monday night.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred on Monday, August 1, 2016 at approximately 11:18 p.m., as a male suspect entered the Dunkin Donuts located at 4902 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington. The suspect, who was armed with an unknown make and model handgun, confronted a male employee of the business and demanded money from the cash register. The employee complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. The suspect then exited the business and fled in an unknown direction. The employee was not injured.

The suspect was described as a white male. He was 5’07”-5’10” tall, weighed 150-180 lbs., and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, light colored jeans, black sneakers, and had a bandana covering his face. There is no further physical or clothing description available. No video surveillance photos are available at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the robbery unit at Troop 2 at 302-365-8566. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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