Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigating Knifepoint Robbery – Bear

Gamestop

Bear – Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery involving a knife that took place yesterday morning at the Gamestop located in Bear.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:09 a.m., Monday, March 26, 2018, at the Gamestop, located at 1015 Governors Place, Bear. A white male suspect approached the 29 year old female employee at the sales counter while displaying a knife, and demanded money from the register. The victim complied with the demand by opening the cash drawer at which time the suspect reached in and removed an undisclosed amount of cash. After obtaining the money the suspect exited the store, and was last seen fleeing eastbound on foot towards the K-Mart. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect is described as a middle aged white male, 5’10”, 150-200 lbs., wearing a dark jacket which partially concealed his face, knit cap, jeans and in possession of a knife.

No surveillance images are available at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-365-8566.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://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.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 032718 1320

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