North Wilmington McDonald’s Robbed

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Delaware State Police are currently investigating the armed robbery of a Wilmington area McDonald’s Restaurant that occurred early Monday afternoon.

Wilmington: According to a press release, Delaware State Police are currently investigating a robbery that occurred at the McDonald’s located in the 2500 block of Concord Pike in Wilmington Monday afternoon. Police say the incident occurred at 12:34 P.M. when a male entered the establishment and handed a male employee a demand note for cash who was working at the counter.

Police say the suspect displayed an unknown make and model handgun to the employee, who then responded to the rear of the business where he made contact with the restaurant manager and advised him of the robbery. The manager responded to the sales counter where he then provided the suspect with an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register. The suspect then exited the business and was last seen fleeing in an eastbound direction on Prospect Drive. There were no injuries.

Jeffrey R. Hale, a police spokesman, says the suspect was described as a white male. He was 16-20 years of age, 5’06”-5’08” tall, weighed 110-120 lbs., and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, black shoes, and had a mask partially covering his face. There is no further physical or clothing description available at this time and no video surveillance photos are available to be released at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact the Robbery Unit at Troop 2, Glasgow, at 302-365-8566. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”


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