Troopers Investigating Gas Station Robbery

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The Delaware State Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Newark area gas station that occurred early this morning.

The incident occurred at approximately 4:03 a.m., Friday, October 14, 2022, at the Shell gas station, located at 1148 Christiana Road, Newark. A male suspect entered the business and confronted an employee at the sales counter. The suspect produced a handgun and demanded money. The employee complied and the suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect was last seen on foot in the area of Stinsford Road. The employee was not injured during the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, in his early 20’s approximately, 5’1” tall, 130 lbs., wearing all dark clothing, a mask, and in possession of a handgun.

No surveillance images are available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Kirchenbauer of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 302-365-8525. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell

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