Police: Robbery Gone Bad, Suspect Flees With Cash Register

New Castle – Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of Dollar Tree, according to Public Information Officer, Sergeant India Sturgis.

Sturgis said on June 21st, 2022, at approximately 12:54 p.m., troopers responded to Dollar Tree at 1230 Beaver Brook Plaza in New Castle. The investigation revealed that the unknown white male suspect entered the store as an employee was waiting on customers.

When the employee opened the cash register, the suspect approached the employee and began trying to grab money from the cash register said Sturgis. The employee quickly shut the cash register and the suspect pushed the employee away. The suspect then pulled out a knife and attempted to open the cash register but was unsuccessful. The man then took the entire cash drawer and fled toward a Chaddwyk development. No one was injured during the incident.

Delaware State Police Troop 2 is actively investigating this incident. Anyone with information regarding this case can contact Detective J. Dempsey by calling (302) 365-8472.

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