Delaware State Police

**Update-Surveillance Photos Released**Troopers Investigate Robbery of Rehoboth Leather Store

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Rehoboth Beach- Delaware State Police are releasing surveillance photos of the robbery of a leather store in Rehoboth Beach.

The incident occurred at approximately 8:41 p.m., Saturday October 2, 2016, as a male suspect, armed with an unknown type handgun, entered Leather Central located at 36983 Rehoboth Avenue Extended. The suspect approached a male clerk who was standing behind the counter and demanded cash.  The clerk complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then exited the store and fled in an unknown direction. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as a black male, 5’08” tall, 160lbs., wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt with writing on the front and white sneakers.  Armed with an unknown type handgun. (Photos attached)

Detectives are also requesting information on a second subject that may be involved with the robbery.  That suspect is described as a black male wearing a red baseball hat with a dark colored sweatshirt.  He was also wearing dark colored shorts over light colored sweatpants. (Photo attached)

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, or either of the subjects, they are asked to contact the Detective K. McCabe at 302-752-3798. 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: 100316 1335

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**Original Release**

Troopers Investigate Robbery of Rehoboth Leather Store

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Rehoboth Beach- Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a leather store in Rehoboth Beach.

The incident occurred at approximately 8:41 p.m., Saturday October 2, 2016, as a male suspect, armed with an unknown type handgun, entered Leather Central located at 36983 Rehoboth Avenue Extended. The suspect approached a male clerk who was standing behind the counter and demanded cash.  The clerk complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then exited the store and fled in an unknown direction. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as a black male, 5’08” tall, 160lbs., wearing dark colored clothing and white sneakers (No further physical or clothing description).  Armed with an unknown type handgun.

There are no video surveillance photos available to be released at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the Detective K. McCabe at 302-752-3798. 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: 100216 0700

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