County Police Investigate Liquor Store Robbery

The New Castle County Police are currently investigating the robbery of Time Out Liquors in New Castle.

(New Castle, Del.-19720) On Wednesday (1/18) evening at approximately 10:30 p.m., New Castle County Police responded to Time Out Liquors located in the 400 block of Moores Lane in New Castle for the report of a robbery.  Officers learned the 51-year-old victim was standing behind the counter when an unknown suspect entered the store displaying a handgun and demanding money from the cash register.  The victim refused to provide the suspect with any money and fought off the suspect as he attempted to jump across the counter.  During the confrontation, the suspect struck the victim in the face damaging his glasses.

Additional officers responded to the scene, but were unsuccessful in locating the suspect.

The suspect is described as an African-American male, approximately 5’10’’,  weighing approximately 170 lbs., wearing a dark coat, dark pants, and a light colored hooded sweatshirt and displaying a handgun.

Surveillance video can be viewed by visiting https://youtu.be/ZiB2h5evJJk.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Castle county Police by dialing (302) 573-2800.  Citizens can provide tips by visiting our website at www.nccpd.com.

Tipsters may also call Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.

Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips.  Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit.  The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.