DOT Discount Cigarette, 20750 John J. Williams Highway, Lewes, DE
Date of Occurrence:
Saturday June 8, 2013 at approximately 6:55 p.m.
55-year-old female employee
White male, 23-30 years of age, 6’00”- 6’02” tall, 170-190 lbs., average build, wearing a dark baseball cap, grey hooded sweatshirt with Philadelphia Eagles across the front, tan khakis pants, and dark shoes (no further physical or clothing description available). Armed with a knife.
No video surveillance available for release.
Lewes, DE – Troopers are investigating a robbery of the DOT Discount Cigarette store in Lewes that occurred yesterday evening.
The incident occurred around 6:55 p.m. Saturday evening when a white male suspect entered the store and approached a female employee demanding money from the cash register. As the 55 year old employee complied with his demands and opened the till, the suspect pulled a knife from the front pouch of his sweatshirt and held it up to the employee while he removed the money. The suspect then fled the business on foot in a westerly direction. The female employee was not injured in this incident.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Troop 4 Major Crimes Unit at 302-856-5850 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."