Hockessin Community News
  • Troopers Investigate Attempted Robbery of Claymont Convenience Store

  • Police are seeking a white male, 30-40 years old, approximately 5'7" tall, 160-180 lbs., with a full beard (no further physical or clothing description available)
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  • Troopers are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred yesterday evening at the Wawa, 301 Ridge Road.
    The incident occurred at 7:59 p.m. when a white male suspect entered the store and brought a small piece of merchandise to a 55-year-old female cashier. When the cashier opened the register, the suspect stated he had a gun and attempted to grab the money in the cash drawer, but the cashier closed the register. The suspect then fled.
    No one was injured during this incident.
    If anyone has any information in reference to this robbery, they are asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-834-2630 extension 6, or by utilizing 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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