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Armed Suspect Sought In Robbery Of Delaware Dollar Store

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CLAYMONT, Del. (CBS) – Police in Delaware are searching for an armed suspect who robbed a dollar store Monday evening.

The incident happened at about 7:40 p.m. at the Family Dollar Store on Philadelphia Pike in Claymont, Delaware.

According to investigators, the suspect entered the store and approached a female clerk at the sales counter. The suspect displayed a gun and demanded money. The employee complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then fled the store on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male, between 30-35 years old, 6’1″-6’3″ tall, 200-220 lbs and an average build. He was last seen wearing a gray-hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

No employees were injured during the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Robbery Unit at Troop 2 at 302-834-2630 Extension #6 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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