Delaware State Police Launch Investigation into Early Morning Wawa Robbery

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WILMINGTON, DE — The Delaware State Police have initiated a criminal investigation into an alleged armed robbery that took place in the early hours of this Tuesday at a Wawa in Wilmington.

According to Detectives, on August 15, 2023, at approximately 3:15 a.m., troopers responded to a report of an armed robbery at Wawa located at 400 Wilson Road, Wilmington. The investigation revealed two male suspects entered the store and displayed firearms at employees while demanding money from the safe and cash registers. The victims complied, and the suspects fled the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured during the incident.

The suspects are described as young black males wearing dark-colored clothing. Surveillance video and images are not yet available.

Delaware State Police Troop 2 Criminal Investigations Unit is still investigating this incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective R. Kirchenbauer by calling (302) 365-8428. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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