Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigate Pharmacy Robbery- Bear

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

Bear- Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a Bear area pharmacy that occurred earlier this afternoon.

The incident happened on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at approximately 3:15 p.m., as a male suspect entered the CVS Pharmacy located at 1545 Pulaski Highway, Bear. The suspect then approached the sales counter with a handgun and confronted an 18 year old male clerk. 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 fled from the business in a northeast direction. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as a white male approximately 25 to 30 years old, 5’08” to 5’11” tall, weighed approximately 180 lbs., with his face covered wearing a light colored hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans with an unknown type of handgun. 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: 091316 2051

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