Police Investigate Convenience Store Robbery

New Castle County Police are currently investigating a robbery that occurred in the community of Birchwood Park.

(Newark, Del. 19713) Yesterday (January 16) at approximately 1:38 p.m., New Castle County Patrol officers were dispatched to the 7-11 convenience store located in the unit block of S Gerald Dr for the report of a robbery just occurred. Police learned that the suspect partially displayed a handgun to the clerk and demanded money from the register. The suspect fled into the neighborhood on foot.

New Castle County Police Criminal Investigations Unit obtained a surveillance photo of the suspect outside of the 7-11.

If you can identify the suspect or have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective David DiNardo at dpdinardo@nccde.org or New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.

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