State Police Investigate Robbery at Wilmington Food Lion

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Delaware State Police are actively investigating a robbery that occurred last night at Food Lion, located at 4401 Governor Printz Boulevard in Wilmington.

On June 16, 2024, at approximately 8:07 p.m., an unidentified suspect, dressed in a black robe that concealed their body, entered the store. During the incident, an employee was transferring money from the cash registers to the safe. While the safe was open, the suspect approached the employee, sprayed them with pepper spray, and took an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the scene on foot. The employee was transported to a nearby hospital and released without any lasting injuries. Video surveillance footage is currently unavailable.

Delaware State Police Troop 2 Robbery Unit continues its investigation and urges anyone who may have witnessed or has relevant information regarding this incident to contact Detective D. Armstrong at (302) 365-8440. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at [email protected].

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