Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigate Restaurant Robbery

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

Claymont – Delaware State Police are currently investigating the armed robbery of a Claymont area fast food restaurant that occurred early yesterday morning.

The initial investigation has determined that the robbery happened at approximately 12:18 a.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2017, as a male suspect entered the KFC/Taco Bell Restaurant located at 601 Naamans Road. The suspect then displayed a weapon, confronted three employees, and demanded money from the safe. The employees complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash to him. The suspect then exited the restaurant and was last seen fleeing in an eastbound direction on Naamans Road toward the Tri-State Mall. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as a black male. He was approximately 6’00” tall, had a stocky build, and was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans. He also had a cloth covering his face. 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.”

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Released: 041417 1245


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