The Wawa at 270 East Chestnut Hill Road near Newark was robbed early Monday morning.
The incident occurred at 1:29 a.m. Monday when a masked, male suspect entered the store, approached a 47-year-old female employee, and demanded money, Delaware State Police Cpl. John Day said. The employee refused and walked away from the cash register.
The suspect then walked behind the sales counter, removed several cartons of cigarettes and fled from the store, Day said.
Delaware State Police troopers have been investigating the robbery since, Day said.
No further physical or clothing description was available and no video surveillance was available, he said.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-834-2630, extension 6. Or state residents may utilize the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: http://www.delaware.gov/apps/.
Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."