Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigate CVS Robbery-Newark

Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz

Newark, DE- Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a Newark area CVS store that occurred yesterday morning.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred on Friday, August 26, 2016, at approximately 8:45 a.m., as a male suspect entered the CVS, located at 366 East Chestnut Hill Road, Newark. The suspect approached the sales counter and confronted a male clerk and patron. He then demanded money from the cash registers. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. The suspect then exited the store and ran in a westbound direction. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as a white male in his twenties approximately 5’07” to 5’10” tall, weighed approximately 150 lbs., with his face covered wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. There is no further physical or clothing description available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the Robbery Unit at Troop 2, Glasgow, at 302-365-8566. 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.”

Released: 082716 1311

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