Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigate Pharmacy Robbery-Bear


Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz

Bear- Delaware State Police are currently investigating the robbery of a Bear area pharmacy that occurred this morning.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred on Friday, June 16, 2017, as two male suspects entered the Rite Aid located at 701 Governors Place. The suspects went straight to the pharmacy with their faces covered and one suspect displayed an unknown make and model handgun and demanded pills. One of the suspects jumped over the counter and began taking medications off of the shelf. Both suspects then fled the business in an unknown direction. The employee was not injured.

The first suspect was described as a black male. He was approximately 5’08”-5’10” tall, weighed 150-175 lbs., and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with his face covered armed with an unknown make and model handgun.

The second suspect was described as a black male. He was approximately 5’08” to 5’10” tall, weighed 170-200 lbs., and was last seen with his face covered. 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, Glasgow, 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: 061617 1931


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