WILMINGTON, Del. - Delaware State Police say they are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred yesterday evening at the Family Dollar on 1914 Maryland Avenue.
According to reports, the incident occurred at 9:00 PM when a black male suspect with a cloth over his face approached a 19-year-old female cashier. He reportedly displayed a handgun and demanded money from the cash register. After the cashier informed him that she was unable to open the register, the suspect reportedly fled.
The suspect is described as a black male, between 18 and 25 years old, approximately 6'1" tall, thin build, and wearing a cloth over his face. Troopers say no one was injured during this incident.
If anyone has any information in reference to this robbery, they are asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-834-2630 extension 6, or by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.