Two sought after early evening Dunkin Donut robbery

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Delaware State Police say they are currently investigating the armed robbery of a Wilmington area Dunkin Donuts that occurred yesterday evening and are seeking two suspects.

Wilmington: Shortly after 6:55 P.M. Monday January 23, 2017, two men entered the Dunkin Donuts located at 301 N. Maryland Avenue and approached a male employee at the sales counter, whereat least of them displayed an unknown type of handgun, and demanded cash from the register.

According to police spokesman Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale, The employee complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to them. The suspects then exited the business and fled on foot in a northbound direction towards Race Street. There were no injuries.

The armed suspect was described as a black male. He was in his early 20’s, 5’04”-5’06” tall, had a thin build, and was last seen wearing a dark-colored sweatshirt, dark pants, and had a mask partially covering his face.

The second suspect was also described as a black male. He was 20-25 years of age, 5’06” tall, had a thin build, and was last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt.

There is no further physical or clothing description available for either suspect.

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 www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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