Another Fine Citizen Robs A Hard Working Employee

Felton – Delaware State Police Troopers are investigating a robbery of the Canterbury Shore Stop that occurred early this morning, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier.

Fournier said the incident occurred around 2:02 a.m. Sunday April 30, 2017, when a male suspect entered the convenience store, located at 8953 South DuPont Highway, then approached the employee at the counter and implied he was armed with an unknown type handgun.

The suspect demanded cash and the clerk complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of currency, said Fournier. The male then fled the business in a northerly direction. The employee was uninjured in this incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, wearing a dark colored coat, and black and white checkered pants .

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective J. Buzzuro at 302-698-8502. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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