Police: Man Charged In Beaver Brook Wawa Armed Robbery

Delaware State Police arrested Terence Morris, 35, of New Castle, on robbery charges, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Heather Pepper.

Pepper said on December 30, 2021, at approximately 3:00 a.m., troopers responded to Wawa, located at 1400 Beaver Brook Plaza in New Castle, for an armed robbery. The male suspect, later identified as Terence Morris, entered the store and confronted an employee behind the sales counter before displaying a firearm and demanding money from the cash register said Pepper. After receiving cash, Morris then approached the store manager and demanded money from the remaining cash registers and safe according to Pepper. He then fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash through a rear business door added Pepper. No one was injured during the robbery.

Pepper said through investigative measures, Terence Morris was identified as the robbery suspect. On January 3, 2022, troopers apprehended Morris without incident in his vehicle. He was transported to Delaware State Police Troop 2, where he was charged with two counts of Robbery First Degree (Felony).

Morris was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #11 and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on an $80,000 cash bail.

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