Clerk Reportedly Quits After Fourth Robbery At Same Store

Edgemoor – Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a Wilmington area 7-11 store that occurred early yesterday morning, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale.

7-11-robbery-WILMINGTONHale said that the initial investigation has determined that the incident happened at approximately 6:12 a.m. yesterday, Monday, February 27, 2017, as a male suspect entered the 7-11 store located at 4865 Governor Printz Boulevard, Wilmington.

He then approached the sales counter and presented the male clerk with a demand note for cash, which implied that he was armed, however, the suspect not display a weapon, according to Hale. 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 fled in an unknown direction. The clerk was not injured.

The suspect was described as a black male. He was 5’10”-6’01” tall, weighed 200-220 lbs., and was last seen wearing a grey hooded jacket, faded jeans, black sneakers, and glasses. There is no further physical or clothing description available.

This is the fourth robbery at this 7-11 location within the last three months. Although the owner of the store told police that the clerk quit after this latest incident, we were unable to confirm that this was actually the case.

Readers will also member this is the same location where a hit-and-run driver drove her car into the store and left back in January.

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