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Police Investigating Attempted Robbery of Frederica Liquor Store

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Video surveillance photo of attempted armed robbery suspect. Video surveillance photo of attempted armed robbery suspect.

FREDERICA, Del.- Delaware State Police are asking the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted for the attempted robbery of a liquor store in Frederica.

Police said the incident happened shortly after 7 p.m. Dec. 5, at the JC Liquor Mart, located at 7615 Old Beach Road.

Troopers met with a 71-year-old male employee who stated that the suspect entered the store wearing a ski mask. The employee immediately confronted the suspect, who responded by pulling out what appeared to be a handgun. Police said the suspect then proceeded to strike the victim with the handgun before two engaged in a tussle.

Troopers said the suspect subsequently ran from the store without obtaining any money or merchandise. The victim sustained minor injuries and declined medical treatment, according to police.

The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 6-foot-2 and at least 200 pounds. He was wearing a ski mask, gloves, a dark green puffy winter

 

jacket with fur lining on the hood and jean pants.

Anyone with information about this incident or the suspect's identity is asked to contact Troop 3,Criminal Investigative Unit, Detective Beck at 302-698-8527. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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