Delaware State Police Beat: masked gunman got all their dollars and lots of butts in Bear

Delaware Police Beat

Thug with gun stuck up Dollar General for arm-load of cigarettes and cash

BEAR, DEL. – A dangerous criminal waltzed into the Dollar General store in Bear with a gun and fled with as many cartons of cigarettes he could manage to carry after robbing the cash register of cash. Apparently this dirtbag doesn’t accept credit cards for his loot.

Delaware State Police report that they investigating the armed robbery of a Bear area dollar store that occurred late in the morning.

Police say that the incident occurred on Thursday, June 11, 2015, at approximately 10:35 a.m., as a male suspect entered the Dollar General store located at 1605 Red Lion Road, Bear.

The suspect, who was armed with an unknown make and model gun, confronted a 24-year-old female clerk who was working in the store. The suspect then demanded money from the store’s cash register. The female clerk complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. The suspect then removed numerous cartons of cigarettes from display and fled from the business in an unknown direction. The clerk was not injured.

The suspect was described as a white male. He was 5’00”-5’04” tall, weighed 140-160 lbs., and was last seen wearing a teal colored shirt, black pants, black boots, and had a mask covering his face. There is no further physical or clothing description available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact the robbery unit at Troop 2 at 302-365-8566. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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