State police investigating robbery of Canterbury Shore Stop

canterbury-shore-stop-robbery-112016FELTON – Troopers are investigating a robbery of the Canterbury Shore Stop that occurred just after midnight.

The incident occurred around 12:18 a.m. Monday November 21, 2016, when a male suspect entered the convenience store located at 8953 South DuPont Highway and approached the female employee at the counter armed with what appeared to be a shotgun.  The clerk complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of currency.  The male then fled the business in an unknown direction.  The female employee was uninjured in this incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, 16-30 years of age, 5’05”-5’10” tall, 130-185 lbs., wearing all dark colored clothing (No further physical or clothing description).  Armed with what appeared to be a shotgun.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective T. Valeski at 302-698-8442. 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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