Masked gun­man holds up Ogle­town 7-Eleven


Spe­cial from the Ne­wark Post

— A masked rob­ber armed with a hand­gun tar­geted an Ogle­town con­ve­nience store early Sun­day morn­ing, po­lice said.

The rob­ber walked into the 7-Eleven in Au­gusta Square Shop­ping Cen­ter, 699 E. Chest­nut Hill Road, just be­fore 2:30 a.m., ac­cord­ing to Mas­ter Cpl. Gary


Fournier of the Delaware State Po­lice.

Dis­play­ing the gun, the rob­ber con­fronted a store clerk and de­manded money from the reg­is­ter. The clerk com­plied, and the rob­ber ran out of the store with an undis­closed amount of cash.

Fournier de­scribed the rob­ber as a white man, be­tween 5 feet 9 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall and be­tween 150 and 170 pounds. He was wear­ing a dark hooded sweat­shirt, black pants and black sneak­ers and had his face cov­ered.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion about the sus­pect should con­tact DSP at 302-365-8566. In­for­ma­tion may also be pro­vided by call­ingDelaware Crime Stop­pers at 1-800TIP-3333, via the in­ter­net atwww.delaware.crimestop­per­, or by send­ing an anony­mous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) us­ing the key­word “DSP.”

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