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Gunman Robs Milton Gas Station, Know This Guy?

Delaware State Police
Delaware State Police

Milton- The Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to identify the subject in these surveillance photographs who was involved in the robbery of a gas station., according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said the incident occurred around 7:42 p.m. Thursday, December 7, 2017, as a male subject armed with a handgun entered the Valero Gas Station located at 25576 Deep Branch Road. The suspect approached the clerk at the counter and demanded cash from the register, according to Jaffe. The employee complied with the suspect’s demands and the suspect was able to remove an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect fled the store in an unknown direction. The clerk was not injured.

The suspect (pictured) was described as a white male, thin build, approximately 5’6’’ to 5’8’’ tall, wearing a dark colored hooded sweat shirt, camouflage face mask, blue jeans, dark colored sneakers and armed with a handgun.

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If anyone has any information in reference to the identity of the suspect they are asked to please contact Detective R. Mills at 302-752-3800. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at

Delaware State Police
Delaware State Police

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