Troopers: Armed Gunman Robs Claymont Check Cashing Business

Claymont – The Delaware State Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Claymont area check-cashing business that occurred on Sunday morning, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin.

Austin said the incident occurred at approximately 8:00 a.m., Sunday, October 20, 2019, at the United Check Cashing, located at 333 Naaman’s Road in Claymont. A male suspect, with his face concealed and in possession of a handgun, confronted an employee and demanded access behind the sales counter. The employee complied with the demand and once behind the counter the suspect removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. After obtaining the money the suspect fled in an unknown direction. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 30 years of age, 5’11” tall and weighing 200 lbs. He had his face covered with a dark fabric cloth and was in possession of a black handgun.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 302-365-8566.