Police: Dollar General Robbed At Gunpoint Tuesday Evening

Wilmington – The Delaware State Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Wilmington area Dollar General that occurred Tuesday night, according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Heather Pepper.

Pepper said the incident occurred at approximately 8:49 p.m., on June 9, 2020, at the Dollar General located at 2605 Philadelphia Pike in Wilmington. A male suspect entered the store at approximately 8:49 p.m. and remained in the business after closing. When asked to leave by an employee, the suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money, said Pepper. The employee complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed of cash to the suspect, who then fled through the rear door of the business. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’9″-10″, heavyset build, and in possession of a handgun.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective B. Harris of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 302-365-8410.

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