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  • Delaware State Police investigate robbery of Rite Aid in Polly Drummond Hill shopping center

  • Delaware State Police are investigating the Saturday evening robbery of the Rite Aid in the Polly Drummond Hill shopping center just south of the Pike Creek area.
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  • Delaware State Police are investigating the Saturday evening robbery of the Rite Aid in the Polly Drummond Hill shopping center just south of the Pike Creek area.
    At about 6:30 p.m., police said a man entered the store and approached the cash register with an item to purchase. As the 32-year-old female employee began ringing up the item, the man reached over the counter and grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.
    The employee attempted to stop the suspect by grabbing the money, but was unsuccessful. The suspect fled the store in an unknown direction with the cash.
    The employee was not injured during this incident.
    The male suspect is described as 6' to 6'1" tall, wearing a gray, hooded sweatshirt with a black jacket and black pants. No weapon was displayed. No video surveillance is available for release to the public, police said.
    Police are asking anyone with information about this robbery to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at (302) 834-2630 extension 6, or by using 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, via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
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