Troopers are investigating a robbery of the Dollar Tree, 1714 Faulkland Road, that occurred yesterday evening.

The incident occurred at 6:30 p.m. when the suspect entered the store and loitered in the area around the cashier. After the 19-year-old female cashier waited upon a customer, the suspect walked behind the counter, pushed the cashier, and removed money from the still-open cash register. The suspect then ran out of the store.

Location: Dollar Tree, 1714 Faulkland Road, Wilmington.

Date of Occurrence: Thursday, January 17, 2013, at 6:30 p.m.

Victim: 19-year-old female employee.

Suspect: White male, 20-30 years old, approximately 5'8" tall, average build, wearing a gray jacket and dark pants (no further physical or clothing description available).

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 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