New Castle man arrested in connection with Beaver Brook Wawa robbery

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Police said, the male suspect entered the store and confronted an employee behind the sales counter before displaying a firearm and demanded money from the cash register.

NEW CASTLE (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: 35-Year-Old Terrence Morris of New Castle was arrested Monday and is facing charges relating to a robbery that occurred at the Beaver Brook Wawa December 30, 2021.

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Police Photo | Terrence Morris

Police say Detectives identified Morris as the robbery suspect and it wasn’t long before they caught up with him. Troopers arrested Morris in his vehicle on Monday December 3, 2021 and taken into custody without incident.

He was transported to Delaware State Police Troop 2, where he was charged with two counts of Robbery First Degree (Felony).

According to police, On December 30, 2021, at approximately 3:00 a.m., troopers responded to Wawa, located at 1400 Beaver Brook Plaza, for an armed robbery.

Police said, the male suspect, later identified as Terence Morris, entered the store and confronted an employee behind the sales counter before displaying a firearm and demanding money from the cash register. The employee complied, and then Morris approached the store manager, who was also standing behind the sales counter police said. Morris demanded money from the remaining cash registers and safe, which the manager complied. Morris then fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash through a rear business door.

Police say no one was injured during the robbery. 

Morris was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #11 and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on an $80,000 cash bail.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at DSP_VictimServicesMail@delaware.gov

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