Troopers Investigating Armed Robbery Of El Diablo Restaurant

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Wilmington- The Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a Wilmington area Restaurant on Saturday.

The incident occurred on March 28, 2020 at approximately 1:15 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to the El Diablo Restaurant located at 1812 Marsh Road, Wilmington, for a report of a robbery. Upon arrival, Troopers met with an employee who advised that a subject had entered the business and approached the cash register. The suspect informed the employee that he had a gun and displayed what appeared to be a handgun in his waistband. The suspect proceeded to take the tip jar and fled in an unknown direction.

The suspect was described as a mixed male, possibly being black or Hispanic, between 5’11”-6’0″ tall, between 30-35 years of age, and wearing dark-colored clothing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 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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