DOVER, Del.- Dover police say officers captured a robbery suspect just moments after he allegedly held up a city convenience store early Tuesday morning.
Police said the incident happened at around 4:30 a.m. at the 7-Eleven at 449 S. New St.
According to investigators, 31-year-old Malek Watkins of Dover planned the robbery with an unknown suspect outside the store. Police said Watkins then entered the business with a hoodie over his head and a bandana over his face. Authorities said Watkins indicated that he had a firearm in his pocket and demanded cash from the clerk. Police said Watkins then fled the store but did not get very far, as was taken into custody by responding officers in the area of South Governors Avenue and West Water Street. The second suspect was not located.
Watkins was charged with first-degree robbery, wearing a disguise during the commission of a felony and second-degree conspiracy. He was ordered held in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna in default of $56,000 secured bond.
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