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Delaware State Police
Thursday August 6th, 2009 :: 12:27 p.m. EDT


Sent a news release concerning an armed robbery at the BP Gas Station at Tybouts Corner.

DSP News Release: Thursday, August 06, 2009- BP Gas Station Robbed at Gun Point

Location: BP Gas Station Tybouts Corner, 906 South DuPont Highway, New Castle, Delaware, New Castle County

Date of Occurrence: Thursday, August 6, 2009, at approximately 3:21 a.m.

• Black male, dark complexion, 6' 00" 150 lbs, eye glasses, wearing dark blue shirt short sleeve, with black hood and black mask ( thought to be bandana), black pants, and wearing gloves
• Black male, dark complexion, 5'09", 200 lbs, wearing black shirt sleeves appeared to be pushed up, black pants, black hood with mask, was wearing white gloves

Resume: Detectives are investigating an early morning robbery that took place today at the BP Gas Station on Route 13 at Tybouts Corner.

In this incident, two suspects entered the front door of the store where the first suspect pointed a gun at an employee. This suspect then demanded the money in the register and took same.

The second suspect went to the rear of the store and made another employee get down on the floor. A third employee was then ordered to get even more cash from another cash register.

Both suspects then fled from the scene in an unknown direction in a silver 4 door sedan possibly a Buick Regal.

No one was injured in this case. Surveillance video is not available at this time.

Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to call Troop 2 detectives 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

906 S Dupont Hwy
New Castle, DE 19720

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