Troopers: Prices Corner Rite-Aid Robbed At Knife-Point Thursday

Wilmington- Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Rite-Aid located in Wilmington, DE, on Thursday night.

The incident occurred on April 29, 2021, at approximately 7:55 p.m., when troopers were dispatched to the Rite-Aid located at 3209 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, for a report of a robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that a male suspect approached an employee behind the sales counter while brandishing a knife and demanded cash from the register. The employee complied and the suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes.

The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as an unknown male approximately 18-25 years old, 5’8″ tall, and approximately 200-225lbs. The suspect was described as wearing all dark clothing with a blue medical mask.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Dukes of the Troop 2 Criminal Investigative Unit at 302-365-8412. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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