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Hockessin Community News
  • New Castle County Police Investigate Sunday Liquor Store Robbery in Wilmington

  • Two female suspects sought in connection with Sunday robbery
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  • The New Castle County Police are currently investigating a robbery that occurred at Carpenter Liquors located in the Carpenter Plaza Shopping Center in Wilmington.
    On Sunday, June 29, at approximately 6:10 p.m., New Castle County Police responded to Carpenter Liquors in the Carpenter Plaza Shopping Center in reference to a shoplifting complaint. Officers learned the owner and an employee chased the two suspects after they were observed taking bottles of alcohol.
    Further investigation revealed the female suspect fell while fleeing the store. The owner and his employee subdued the suspect until she removed pepper spray from her purse and assaulted the store employee. The male suspect then returned and menaced the store employee and struck the owner. The suspects fled on foot in the area of Brandywine Apartments.
    Police are asking that if you can provide any other details pertaining to this investigation, to please contact the New Castle County Police Department at (302) 395-8110.
    Citizens can also visit our website to submit tips at www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” menu and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.
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