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Hockessin Community News
  • Troopers Investigate Armed Robbery of West Newport Pike Pharmacy

  • Troopers are investigating an armed robbery of the Stanton Pharmacy, 2006 West Newport Pike in Wilmington, on January 5.
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  • The incident happened at 1:55 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 when two black male suspects brandishing handguns entered the business. One suspect immediately fired one round into the ceiling of the business and demanded money from a cashier, who turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The other suspect demanded drugs from the pharmacist, who complied with the suspect’s demands. The suspects then fled from the store.
     
    Suspect 1: black male wearing dark clothing and a face mask (no further physical or clothing description available). Armed with a handgun.
     
    Suspect 2: black male wearing a blue and gray plaid jacket and blue jeans (no further physical or clothing description available). Armed with a handgun.
     
    No video surveillance available for release.
     
    The Delaware State Police is asking anyone who may have any information in reference to this incident to contact the Robbery Unit at Troop 2 at 302-834-2630 extension 6. Citizens may also provide a tip by texting keyword “DSP” plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES), or through lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333. Information can also be submitted through the internet at www.tipsubmit.com.

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