Troopers Looking For Man Who Tried To Rob A Pizza Shop

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Wilmington – The Delaware State Police are currently investigating an attempted armed robbery of a Wilmington area restaurant that occurred early Saturday morning, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier.

Fournier said the investigation thus far has determined that the incident happened on Saturday November 18, 2017 at approximately 6:25 a.m., as a male suspect entered Lucy’s Pizza and Restaurant located at 3840 North Market Street.

The suspect ordered a drink at the counter and paid cash. As another customer exited the store, the suspect walked around the counter and pointed a handgun at the female clerk, but didn’t make any statements, according to Fournier. The clerk immediately fled to the rear of the business while the suspect ran out the front door without any merchandise or cash. The suspect was seen entering a light colored car and drove eastbound on East 39th Street. The female clerk was uninjured in the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, 30-40 years of age, 6’00”-6’02” tall, 190-200 lbs. He was last seen wearing a light colored hooded sweatshirt, dark colored pants, dark colored mask over his face (no further physical or clothing description available). 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 302-365-8566. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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