The Delaware State Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Claymont area gas station that occurred last night.
The incident occurred at approximately 9:41 p.m., Monday, December 12, 2022, at the BP gas station, located at 3421 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont. Two male suspects entered the business and confronted an employee at the sales counter. One suspect produced a handgun and demanded money, while the second suspect went behind the counter and removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. The suspects then fled the scene and were last observed running on foot towards the Waterfall banquet hall. The employee was not injured during the incident.
The first suspect was described as a black male, in his early 20’s approximately 6’ tall, wearing all dark clothing, a mask, and in possession of a handgun.
The second suspect was described as a black male, in his early 20’s approximately 6’ 2” tall, wearing all dark clothing, and a mask.
No surveillance images are available at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective J. Dempsey of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 302-365-8510. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delawarecrimestoppersweb.com
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell
Released: 121322 1036
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