Suspects Beat Dollar Tree Employee During Talleyville Robbery

The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Dollar Tree located in Wilmington, according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said the incident occurred on Monday, June 6, 2022, at approximately 10:23 p.m., when troopers were dispatched to the Dollar Tree located at 3603 Silverside Road in Wilmington, for a report of a robbery.

Upon arrival, it was learned that two male suspects approached a male and a female employee who just exited the store after closing for the night. One of the suspects demanded the store’s deposit money and began striking the male victim over the head with an unknown object according to Hatchell. The victim fell to the ground and dropped the deposit. The suspects grabbed the deposit and fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The victim was transported to an area hospital with injuries to the head. The second employee was able to run away and was not injured during the incident.

The suspects were both described as two unknown males approximately 6’ tall, 190 lbs., wearing all dark clothing and a mask.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Harris of Troop 2 Criminal Investigative Unit at 302-365-8410. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delawarecrimestoppersweb.com

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