Troopers are investigating a robbery of the Canterbury Shore Stop that occurred early this morning.
The incident occurred around 2:29 a.m. this morning, Wednesday June 1, 2016, when a male suspect entered the convenience store located at 8953 South DuPont Highway. According to police, he approached the male employee at the counter with a dark colored jacket draped over his arm and demanded cash. The clerk complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of currency. The male then fled the business and entered a tan or gold pickup truck and drove east on Irish Hill Road. The male employee was uninjured in this incident.
The suspect was described as a white male, 5’05”-5’07” tall, wearing a light blue baseball hat, white shirt, khaki shorts, black sneakers, and possibly armed with an unknown type weapon concealed under a black jacket. He may be driving a tan or gold in color Chevrolet S10 pickup truck with unknown registration. (Surveillance photos attached)
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective J. Dear at 302-698-8540. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”
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