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Delaware State Police
Wednesday August 5th, 2009 :: 10:18 a.m. EDT


DSP has issued a news release pertaining to a robbery which occurred at the Kirkwood Hwy Shell Station last evening.

DSP News Release: Wednesday, August 05, 2009- Victim Robbed in Parking Lot of Kirkwood Highway Shell Station

Location: Shell Service Station, 4598 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, Delaware, New Castle County

Date of Occurrence: Tuesday, August 4, 2009, at approximately 9:28 p.m.

Suspect(s): White males, 20's, 6'0" tall, 160 lbs, short red hair, red chin strap beard, long white tee shirt, faded baggy jeans.

Resume: Last night, Troopers from Troop 6 were called to the parking lot of the Shell Station on Kirkwood Highway for a robbery report. The victim was patroning this establishment when he was approached by a white male suspect.

The suspect asked for marijuana and when the victim advised he did not have any, the bandit produced a handgun. The suspect then robbed the victim of his belongings.

The suspect fled on foot across the Kirkwood Hwy into the Mill Creek Shopping Center.

Anyone with information pertaining to this case is asked to call investigators at 302-834-2630 ext 6 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

Delaware State Police
1575 McKee Rd
Dover, DE 19904

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 302-739-5996

Jeff Whitmarsh
Delaware State Police

4598 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE 19808

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