Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigate Liquor Store Robbery

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Presented by Public Information Officer Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Millsboro- Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a Millsboro area liquor store that occurred last night.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident happened on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at approximately 9:15 p.m., as a male suspect entered the Gumboro Liquors, located at 38398 Millsboro Highway. The suspect approached the sales counter where he confronted two female clerks implying that he was armed. The suspect then demanded money from the cash register. The clerks, however, refused to comply with the suspect’s demands. The suspect then removed the cash register from the counter and fled from the store. He then entered a dark colored unknown make and model pick-up truck and fled from the parking lot in an unknown direction. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as an unknown race male. He was 5’05”-5’07” tall, weighed between 150-175 lbs., and was last seen wearing blue jeans, a light colored flannel jacket, sneakers, a dark colored knit cap, and had a bandana 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 Troop 4 at 302-856-5850. 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: 060417 0925

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