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Clerk Refuses To Hand Over Money, Robber Takes Cash Register

Millsboro- Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a Millsboro area liquor store that occurred last night, according to Public Information Officer Master Corporal Jeffrey Hale.

Hale said the initial investigation has determined that the incident happened on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at approximately 9:15 p.m., as a male suspect entered the Gumboro Liquors, located at 38398 Millsboro Highway. The suspect approached the sales counter where he confronted two female clerks implying that he was armed, according to Hale. The suspect then demanded money from the cash register, added Hale.

The clerks, however, refused to comply with the suspect’s demands. The suspect then removed the cash register from the counter and fled from the store, said Hale.He then entered a dark colored unknown make and model pick-up truck and fled from the parking lot in an unknown direction. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as an unknown race male. He was 5’05”-5’07” tall, weighed between 150-175 lbs., and was last seen wearing blue jeans, a light colored flannel jacket, sneakers, a dark colored knit cap, and had a bandana covering his face. There is no further physical or clothing description available.

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