Claymont Circle K Robbed At Gunpoint Early Saturday

Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the Claymont area early Saturday morning, according to Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said on September 10, 2022, at approximately 12:09 a.m., troopers responded to the Circle K located at 698 Naamans Road, Claymont for an armed robbery. The investigation found that a male suspect entered the store and roamed around the store shopping until all customers had left. The suspect then approached an employee behind the sales counter, displayed a handgun, and demanded money according to Hatchell. As the suspect walked behind the sales counter, a second employee came out from the kitchen area. The suspect displayed the gun towards the second victim and demanded him back to the kitchen. The suspect removed an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene on foot towards Peachtree Lane. No one was injured in this incident.

The suspect is described as a black male approximately 6’00” tall with a average build, wearing dark clothing and a mask. There are no surveillance images available at this time.

The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Robbery Unit is currently investigating the incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective R. Kirchenbauer by calling 302-365-8428.