Dover Dollar General robbery under investigation; suspect sought

DOVER, Del. - A robbery remains under investigation, after police say they are searching for the suspect responsible for the robbery of a Dollar General, in Dover.

Delaware State Police say on Sunday, just before 6:00 PM, a man entered the Dollar General on Gateway South Boulevard, in Dover. Troopers report that the man approached the counter where he asked for a pack cigarettes and paid for the purchase.

According to the report, while the cash register was open, the suspect reached over the counter and began pulling money from the till. Authorities say the employee tried to stop the suspect, but he grabbed her arm and then removed an undisclosed amount of cash with his other hand, before fleeing from the store in an unknown direction. DSP says the clerk was not injured during this incident.

Officials describe the suspect as standing 5'05" to 5' 08" tall, with short black hair and a goatee. He was reportedly last seen wearing black shorts, a white T-shirt, black baseball hat and black sunglasses. Troopers say no weapon was displayed.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call Detective T. Ford at 302-698-8569 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

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