Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigate 7-11 Robbery


Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Wilmington- Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a Wilmington area 7-11 store that occurred late Saturday night.

The investigation has determined that the incident occurred on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at approximately 11:38 p.m., as a male suspect entered the 7-11 located at 4865 Governor Printz Boulevard. The suspect approached the sales counter where he then confronted a male clerk. He then implied that he was armed with a gun and demanded money from the cash register as well as cigarettes. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes to him. The suspect then exited the store and fled in an unknown direction. The clerk was not injured and a gun was never displayed.

The suspect was described as a white male. He was 35-40 years of age, 5’08”-5’10” tall, weighed 180-200 lbs., and was last seen wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and sneakers.  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 at 302-365-8566. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline
1800 VICTIM-1.  (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at
Released: 040317 0700
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