Troopers: Woman Carjacked In Grocery Store Parking Lot

Claymont – The Delaware State Police are investigating a carjacking that took place in the parking lot of a Claymont area grocery store on Monday night, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin.

Austin said the incident occurred at approximately 10:09 p.m., Monday, December 30, 2019, at the Food Lion, located at 3609 Philadelphia Pike. A 28-year-old female was parked in front of the Food Lion waiting for a friend to exit the business.

As she was waiting a male suspect who had his face concealed, entered the front passenger seat of the vehicle. He then ordered the victim out of the vehicle while implying that he had a weapon. The victim complied and the suspect then fled in the vehicle. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.

The vehicle is a black, Toyota Camry, bearing Delaware tag 324322.

The suspect was described as a black male, 20-25 years of age, 5’5”-5’7” tall, 130-150 lbs., thin build with a fabric covering his face.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Trooper Efelis at Troop 1 by calling 302-761-6677.

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