Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday morning at the Dollar Tree, 2099 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont.
The 52-year-old female and the 37-year-old male told police while they were opening the store, the suspect ran in with a handgun and demanded money. They say during a slight struggle, the suspect discharged his gun twice and ran away; no one was hit. The male employee suffered minor injuries to his upper body, but did not need treatment.
If anyone has information on this case, call Robbery Unit at Troop 2 at (302) 834-2630 ext. 6 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) 847-3333 or visit www.tipsubmit.com.