The Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a Stanton gas station this week.

Police say the robbery happened around 7:54 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Exxon gas station located at 414 Main St., Stanton.

Police said a male suspect with his face concealed entered the business while brandishing a handgun, confronted an employee and customer at the sales counter, and demanded cash.

The employee complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspect who then fled on foot in an unknown direction. Neither the employee nor the customer were injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, 5’9” tall, wearing all dark clothing to include a hood and cloth covering his face. He was in possession of a black, unknown make and model handgun, police said.

No surveillance images are available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to contact Detective T. Dukes of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-365-8412.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at