Delaware State Police

State Police Investigating Robbery of a Tobacco Store – Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach – The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of a tobacco store that occurred earlier today.

The preliminary investigation has determined the incident occurred on Sunday, November 05, 2017 at approximately 4:31 p.m., as a male subject, armed with a sharp instrument entered the Cigar & Cigarette World located at 18701 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach. The suspect approached a store employee at the counter and demanded money.  The store employee complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then fled in a south direction. The employee was not injured.

The suspect is described a black male approximately 5’05” tall wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt armed with a sharp instrument. (no further physical or clothing description available).

No surveillance photos are available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Troop 4 Major Crimes Unit at 302-856-5850 or Detective D. Kristunas at 302-752-3856. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

Presented by the Director of Public Information, Sergeant Richard Bratz

Released: 110517 2013

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