Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday morning at the Dollar Tree, 2099 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont.

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.