Delaware State Police

State Police Investigate Robbery of a Gas Station-Middletown

Middletown – The Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery of a gas station that occurred Saturday evening.

The preliminary investigation has determined the incident occurred around 9:23 p.m. Saturday, December 30, 2017, as a male subject armed with a handgun entered the Valero Gas Station located at 4434 Summit Bridge Road. 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 a four door, teal colored vehicle . The clerk was not injured as a result of this incident.

The suspect was described as a white male, thin build, wearing a dark colored mask, long sleeve jacket, gloves and armed with an unknown type of handgun.

No surveillance photos are available at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to please contact Troop 2 Robbery Unit, at 302-365-8412 .  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 010118 1647

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