Store Clerk Robbed At Knifepoint

Felton – The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of a south Felton area gas station that occurred early this morning, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier.

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susp01Fournier said that the robbery occurred Monday September 26, 2016 at approximately 3:50 a.m.  A knife wielding suspect confronted a Uncle Willies store employee demanding money from the register, according to Fournier.

 

The employee quickly fled from behind the counter and into a back room as the suspect removed money from a safe.  The suspect then fled the store in an unknown direction.  The male victim was uninjured in the incident.

The suspect was described as a white male, 5’10” tall, wearing a grey sweatshirt and sweatpants, black gloves, and a mask covering his face (No further physical or clothing description available) armed with a knife.

Image Credits: DSP

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