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Rite Aid Robbed At Gunpoint In Wilmington


Wilmington – Troopers are investigating a robbery of a Wilmington area Rite Aid that occurred early Sunday morning, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier.

Fournier said the incident occurred at approximately 2:55 a.m., Sunday November 19, 2017 at the Rite Aid located at 1718 Marsh Road, as a male subject confronted a male employee as he was standing behind the counter. The suspect was armed with an unknown type handgun and demanded money, said Fournier. The clerk complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash before the suspect fled out of the store and ran southbound. The store employee was not injured in the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, 20-30 years of age, 5’07-5’11” tall, 190-200 lbs., wearing a dark colored jacket, dark hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and had a mask covering his face (no further physical or clothing description). He was armed with an unknown type handgun.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact the Robbery Unit at Troop 2, Glasgow, at 302-834-2630. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at

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