Delaware State Police

State Police Investigate Robbery at Leather Central, Rehoboth

Leather Central Robbery Suspect

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Rehoboth– The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery at Leather Central  that occurred Monday evening.

The incident occurred at approximately 7:54 p.m., Monday  August 28, 2017, as a male subject entered Leather Central, located at 36983 Rehoboth Avenue extended, Unit A, Rehoboth.  The suspect approached a store employee at the counter, displayed a handgun, and demanded money.  The store employee complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The clerk did not sustain any injuries.

The suspect was described as a black male, over 6’00” tall, 200-225 pounds, between 25 and 35 years of age, wearing a dark hooded sweat shirt, light colored pants and light colored shoes.  The suspect covered his face with a mask (No further physical or clothing description).  Video Surveillance attached.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective M. Doughty at 302-752-3794. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at

Released: 082917 1145


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