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Dover Post
  • Store employee unhurt after robbery

  • Delaware State Police are looking for the man who held up a Shore Stop convenience store near Rodney Village.
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  • A 30-year-old store clerk escaped injury following an armed robbery at a local convenience store.
    The incident took place at 6 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Shore Stop store at 1612 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, near Rodney Village, said Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Gary Fournier.
    The clerk was confronted by a man who came in, displayed a handgun in his waistband, and demanded money. The woman turned over an undisclosed amount of cash, after which the man fled toward the Rodney Village neighborhood.
    The suspect is a black man standing between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet in height and weighing 145 to 160 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded jacket with white drawstrings, a baseball cap under the hood, light-colored blue jeans and black sneakers. There was no further information available about the type weapon displayed and no video surveillance footage available, Fournier said.
    Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at Troop 3 at 697-2104 or by using the DSP Mobile Crime Tip application, which can be downloaded at www.delaware.gov/apps. Information also may be provided through Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333, via the Internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) by using the keyword "DSP."
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