Dover Post
  • Gunman robs convenience store clerk

  • A man, apparently armed with a gun, held up the clerk at Mike's Food Mart Saturday.
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  • Delaware State Police troopers are investigating the robbery of a Dover convenience store Saturday afternoon.
    The incident occurred at 4:35 p.m. when a man entered Mike’s Food Mart at 1272 S. Governors Avenue and handed the clerk a demand note, said division spokesman Cpl. John Day. The suspect appeared to have a handgun in his pants pocket, Day said.
    The clerk opened a cash register and the suspect took the money and fled.
    There were no injuries.
    The suspect was described as a black man standing 5 feet 10 inches in height, with a thin build. No other description was available.
    Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Delaware State Police Major Crimes Unit at Troop 3 at 697-4454. Tips also maybe left by using the DSP Mobile Crime Tip app, available for download at www.Delaware.gov/apps.
    Information also may be provided by calling 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) using the keyword “DSP.”
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