DOVER, Del.- Delaware State Police are looking for three suspects wanted in connection with the Tuesday night armed holdup of a Dover convenience store.
The incident occurred at approximately 8:37 p.m. at the Goose Creek Food Store on East Lebanon Road. According to police, two male suspects entered the store with their faces concealed; one was armed with a handgun and the other with a knife.
Troopers said one of the suspects jumped over the counter and began removing cigars and cigarettes, while the approached a 27-year-old male clerk and demanded money. The victim complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
Investigators said the two suspects then ran out of the store and entered a light blue car where a third suspect was waiting to drive them away. The vehicle was seen leaving the store heading eastbound on East Lebanon Road and then northbound on U.S. Route 113. The employee was not injured in this incident, police said.
According to investigators, the three suspects were described as follows:
Black male, 17-20 years of age, between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-7 and 160-170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, white sneakers and white bandana partially covering his face. He was armed with a knife.
Black male, 17-20 years of age, between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-9 and 150-170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light brown hooded sweatshirt, dark colored jeans and dark bandana partially covering his face. He was armed with a handgun.
Black male (no further description) driving a light blue getaway car (no further description).
No video surveillance is presently available.
Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the DSP Major Crimes Unit at Troop 3 at (302) 697-2104 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Information may also be provided via www.tipsubmit.com. Send an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
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