Suspect On the Run After Dover Convenience Store Robbery


Delaware State Police are investigating after a suspect robbed a convenience store on State Street in Dover on Tuesday night.

Troopers say the incident occurred around 11:33 p.m. at the Shore Stop at 2636 South State Street. They responded for a reported robbery and met with a store clerk who said an unknown suspect entered the business armed with a knife. The suspect then jumped on the counter and demanded money. The clerk complied with the demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash prior to the suspect fleeing the scene. The store clerk  was not injured.

No surveillance images are available at this time and a description of a suspect has not been given. Anyone with information is asked to contact Delaware State Police Troop 3 at (302) 697-4454 or provide tips to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.