Police seeking information

The Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a tobacco store that occurred Sunday afternoon.

The preliminary investigation has determined that the incident occurred on Sunday, Nov. 5, at about 4:30 p.m. A male suspect armed with a sharp instrument entered Cigar & Cigarette World at 18701 Coastal Highway in Rehoboth Beach, approached an employee at the counter and demanded money. The employee complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash; the suspect then fled in a southerly direction. The employee was not injured.

The suspect is described a black male about 5 feet 5 inches tall and was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.

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. Kristunas at 302-752-3856. 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.