Troopers: Rehoboth Beach Tobacco Store Robbed

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Rehoboth Beach – The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of a tobacco store that occurred Sunday, according to Director of Public Information, Sergeant Richard Bratz.

Bratz said the preliminary investigation has determined the incident occurred on Sunday, November 05, 2017 at approximately 4:31 p.m., as a male subject, armed with a sharp instrument entered the Cigar & Cigarette World located at 18701 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach. The suspect approached a store employee at the counter and demanded money, according to Bratz. The store employee complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then fled in a south direction. The employee was not injured.

The suspect is described a black male approximately 5’05” tall wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt armed with a sharp instrument. (no further physical or clothing description available)

 

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