Police Searching For Man Who Robbed Wilmington Exxon

Wilmington – Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a Wilmington area Exxon station that occurred yesterday afternoon, according to Delaware State Police Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale.

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Hale said that at approximately 5:30 p.m. yesterday, Monday, January 9, 2017, a male suspect entered the Exxon gas station located at 1801 Foulk Road and demanded money from the clerk.

The suspect used a demand note and also implied that he was armed, although a weapon was not displayed, said Hale. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash to him. The suspect then exited the store and was last seen fleeing on Foulk Road in a small unknown make and model vehicle. The clerk was not injured.

The suspect was described as a black male. He was 6’00”-6’02” tall, weighed approximately 160 lbs., and was last seen wearing light-colored pants and a black hooded sweatshirt. He also had a mask partially covering his face.

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