Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigate Robbery of Magnolia Gas Station

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Magnolia- Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of a Magnolia area gas station that occurred last evening.

The incident occurred at approximately 9:20 p.m., Tuesday January 3, 2017, as a male suspect, armed with an unknown type handgun, entered Uncle Sam’s Market,  located at 50 West Birdie Lane. The suspect approached a store employee and demanded cash.  The victim complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then exited the store and fled in an unknown direction.  The clerk was not injured.

The suspect was described as black male, 5’09” – 5’10”, 175-200 pounds, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black sneakers, with his face concealed (No further clothing or physical description).  He was armed with an unknown type handgun.

No surveillance photos available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Troop 3 Major Crimes Unit at 302-697-2104. 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: 010417 0840

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