Claymont/N. Wilmington – Troopers are investigating a pair of robberies in the North Wilmington and Claymont areas that occurred Monday, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier.
Fournier said the first incident occurred at approximately 10:00 p.m., Monday November 20, 2017 at the McDonald’s located at 2702 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, when a male subject entered the restaurant and confronted employees. The suspect was armed with a handgun and demanded money, according to Fournier. The clerks complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash before the suspect fled out of the business and ran northbound. The store employees were not injured in the incident.
The suspect was described as a black male, 20-30 years of age, 5’05-5’09” tall, wearing a light color hooded sweatshirt, jeans, and had a mask covering his face (no further physical or clothing description). He was armed with an unknown type handgun.
The second incident occurred at approximately 3:30 a.m., Tuesday November 21, 2017 at the CVS located at 4020 Concord Pike, North Wilmington, when a male subject entered the store and confronted a store employee. The suspect was armed with a handgun and demanded money in that case as well, according to Fournier. The clerk complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash before the suspect fled out of the store. The employee was not injured.
The suspect was described as a black male, 30-35 years of age, 5’08-5’09” tall, 160-180 lbs., wearing a hooded sweatshirt, jeans, and had a mask covering his face.
If anyone has any information in reference to either of these incidents, 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 www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.