Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigate Game Stop Robbery

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Presented by Public Information Officer Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Wilmington (19808)- Delaware State Police is currently investigating the armed robbery of a Wilmington area Game Stop store which occurred yesterday evening.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident happened at approximately 7:04 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2017, after a male suspect entered the Game Stop located at 4345 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington. The suspect approached the sales counter where he displayed an unknown make and model handgun and confronted a male employee. The suspect then demanded money from the cash register. The employee complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. The suspect then exited the store and was last seen running in a southbound direction across Kirkwood Highway. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as a white male. He was 25-30 years of age, 5’10”-6’00” tall, weighed 120-150 lbs., and was last seen wearing a black long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans, black shoes, a black scarf on his head, a black mask, and glasses.

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 www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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