Just In: 7-11 Robbed At Gunpoint, Troopers Searching For Two

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Wilmington – Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred at approximately 2:45 a.m., Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at the 7-11 convenience store located at 2100 Foulk Road, Wilmington, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin.

Austin said the investigation has determined that as a 24-year-old, male employee, was standing behind the sales counter, two subjects wearing all dark clothing, with masks covering their faces, entered the store. One subject, who was displaying a black handgun, approached the clerk behind the sales counter and demanded money from the cash register, while the second subject remained at the entrance door, acting as a lookout. The clerk turned over an undisclosed amount of money to the armed subject who also removed cigarettes from the display.

After obtaining the money and cigarettes both subjects fled on foot in an unknown direction. The employee was uninjured as a result of the incident.

The armed subject was described as a black male, 18-20 years of age, 5’6”-5’8” tall, weighing 160-180 lbs., wearing all dark clothing, with a mask covering his face.

The lookout was described as a black male, 18-20 years of age, 5’8”-5’10” tall, weighing 170-180 lbs., wearing a dark jacket, blue jeans with a dark colored mask covering his face.

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