Smyrna police investigate attempted robbery

Smyrna police investigate attempted...

SMYRNA, Del. - Smyrna Police Department investigators are seeking the public’s help in solving an attempted robbery.

On Saturday police say at approximately 9:07 PM a black male suspect wearing dark clothing and a mask entered the KFC/Taco Bell restaurant located at 134 N Dupont Hwy.

The suspect implied that he was armed with a hand gun and demanded money from employees at the counter, according to police.

Before the suspect was able to steal money, police say the suspect ran from the business on foot in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’8 to 5’9 tall, weighing 180-215 pounds.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Brien Street at (302) 653-9217.

Tips may also be submitted via SPD social media or Delaware Crime stoppers at, or 1-800-TIP-3333.  Tipsters may remain anonymous.

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