State Police Investigate 7-11 Robbery

Wilmington – Delaware State Police are currently investigating the armed robbery of a Wilmington area 7-11 that occurred early yesterday morning, according to Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale.

Hale said that the incident occurred on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at approximately 12:16 a.m. as a man entered the 7-11 located at 4865 Governor Printz Boulevard, Wilmington. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money from the cash register, Hale said. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. The suspect then exited the store and was last seen fleeing on foot towards Rysing Drive. The clerk was not injured.

The suspect is described as a black male. He was 5’07” tall, weighed 200-220 lbs., and was last seen wearing a green jacket and had a mask concealing part of his face. There is no further physical or clothing description available.

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