Armed Robbery at 7-11 on Centerville Road

January 2, 2013

Armed Robbery at Local Convenience Store

New Castle County Police are presently investigating an armed robbery involving two male victims (32/52) who were accosted at gunpoint and robbed, while they were working at a 7-11 convenience store in Wilmington, DE.

On Tuesday night (01/01) at 11:56 p.m., County Police responded to the 1900 block of Centerville Road in the community of Albertson Park for a reported robbery that just occurred. When officers arrived, they contacted the male employees who reported that two unknown male subjects had entered the store and robbed them at gunpoint.

The investigation has revealed that both suspects reportedly entered the store and walked toward the employees as one of them displayed a handgun. The suspects then stole an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot northbound on Centerville Road. Assisting officers and a police canine team responded and canvassed the area, but were unsuccessful in their efforts of locating the suspects.

The suspects were described as:

• a black male, 6’2” tall, weighing 180 pounds, and was wearing dark colored clothing, who had his face concealed and was armed with a handgun.
• an unknown male, 6’2” tall, weighing 180 pounds, who was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, sneakers and had his face concealed.

To offer information regarding this investigation, please contact the New Castle County Police Department at 395-8110 or visit our website at www.nccpd.com. Citizens may also provide a text tip at: 847411 (TIP411), begin your message with NCCPD and then type your message. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333.

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