Police Say Knife Wielding Man Robbed Little Heaven Shore Stop

Little Heaven– The Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a gas station that occurred last evening, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier.

Fournier said that the incident occurred at approximately 9:39 p.m., Sunday March 26, 2017, as a male subject armed with a knife entered the Shore Stop, located at 7865 Bay Road. The suspect approached a store employee and demanded cash, said Fournier. The employee complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then exited the store and fled in an unknown direction. The clerk was not injured.

The suspect was described as black male, 20-25 years of age, 5’11”-6’00” tall, 160-170 lbs., wearing a hooded sweatshirt pulled up and tightened around his face. Armed with a knife.

No surveillance photos available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective M. Weintstein at 302-698-8443. 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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