Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigate Robbery – Claymont

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

Claymont- Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a customer which occurred at an area Wawa early this morning.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred at approximately 12:19 a.m. today, Monday, May 29, 2017, as a male customer entered the bathroom of the Wawa located at 2621 Philadelphia Pike. It was at this point that the customer was confronted by a male suspect who had also entered the bathroom. The suspect implied that he was armed with a handgun and demanded money from the victim. The victim complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. The suspect then exited the bathroom and fled from the store. The victim was not injured.

The suspect was described as a white male. He was approximately 20 years of age, 5’09” tall, and was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and red shorts. There is no further physical or clothing description available. No video surveillance photos are available to be released at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-365-8566. 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.”

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 debra.reed@state.de.us

Released: 052917 1415

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