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Canterbury Shore Stop Robbed at Gunpoint

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Video surveillance photo of the robbery suspect. (Photo credit: Delaware State Police) Video surveillance photo of the robbery suspect. (Photo credit: Delaware State Police)

FELTON, Del.– Delaware State Police are looking for a suspect wanted for holding up the Canterbury Shore Stop in Felton early Monday morning.

Troopers said the incident occurred shortly after midnight Monday when a male suspect entered the convenience store, located at 8953 South DuPont Highway, and approached the female employee at the counter armed with what appeared to be a shotgun.  The clerk complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect who then fled the scene, according to police. The employee was not hurt in the incident, investigators said.

The suspect was described as a black male, 16-30 years of age, between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-10, 130-185 pounds, and wearing all dark colored clothing.  He was armed with what appeared to be a shotgun.  

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective T. Valeski at 302-698-8442. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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