Troopers Investigating Armed Robbery In Smyrna

Smyrna- The Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a liquor store last evening, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said the incident occurred on November 14, 2019, at approximately 7:15 p.m., when Troopers responded to the Spruance City Liquor store located at 625 Smyrna Clayton Boulevard, Smyrna, in reference to an armed robbery. Upon arrival, Troopers met with a male employee who advised that an unknown male suspect had entered the store. The suspect approached the employee and pointed a handgun at him while demanding money, said Jaffe. The employee turned over an undisclosed amount of cash prior to the suspect fleeing the store. The employee was not injured as a result of this incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, wearing dark clothing and a dark-colored mask. He was armed with what appeared to be a silver and black colored handgun and is believed to have fled on foot.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Troop 3, Criminal Investigations Unit, Detective Weinstein at 302-697-4454.

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