Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigating Robbery of South Felton Area Gas Station

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Felton– The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of a south Felton area gas station that occurred early this morning.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred Monday September 26, 2016 at approximately 3:50 a.m., as male subject entered the Uncle Willies located at 12984 South DuPont Highway brandishing a knife.  The suspect confronted a male employee at the counter and demanded money from the register.  The employee quickly fled from behind the counter and into a back room as the suspect removed money from a safe.  The suspect then fled the store in an unknown direction.  The male victim was uninjured in the incident.

The suspect was described as a white male, 5’10” tall, wearing a grey sweatshirt and sweatpants, black gloves, and a mask covering his face (No further physical or clothing description available) armed with a knife.

Surveillance photos attached.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective J. Dear at 302-698-8540. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

Released: 092616 0930

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