Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigating Robbery of a Gas Station – Rehoboth Beach

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Rehoboth Beach – The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of a gas station that occurred last evening.

The preliminary investigation has determined the incident occurred around 7:05 p.m. Monday, November 6, 2017, as a male subject armed with a sharp instrument entered the Valero Gas Station located at 20880 Coastal Hwy Rehoboth Beach, DE . The suspect approached the clerk at the counter and demanded cash from the register. The employee complied with the suspect’s demands and the suspect was able to remove an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect fled the store in an unknown direction. The clerk was not injured.

The suspect is described a black male approximately 5’4” to 5’6” tall, wearing dark colored clothing, and 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. Cathell at 302-752-3793. 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 Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 110717 1045

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