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Del. State Troopers Investigating Failed Robbery

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WILMINGTON, Del.- Delaware State Police said they are investigating an attempted robbery of a highway store in Wilmington on Wednesday evening.

Just after 9 p.m. a man entered La Estrella on the 4500 block of Kirkwood Highway, pointed a can of pepper spray at an employee, and demanded money, according to authorities. Police said when the employee did not comply, the suspect fled empty handed.

Police describe the suspect as a white male, approximately 5-foot-11 inches, with an average build, wearing a mask.

Anyone with information about the attempted robbery is asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at (302) 834-2630, ext. 6, or the Delaware Crime Stoppers  at 1-800-TIP-3333.
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