Ogletown dollar store robbed at gunpoint
State police are searching for two armed men who robbed a store near Ogletown on Tuesday night.
The robbery happened just before 10 p.m. at the Dollar General in Salem Village Square, located on Salem Church Road, according to Master Cpl. Michael Austin, a spokesman for Delaware State Police.
The men entered the store just before closing time, displayed handguns and ordered a female employee to open the cash register. The woman complied, and the men grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash before running out of the store.
The first robber was described as a black man, between 5 feet 5 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall and between 120 and 140 pounds. The second was a black man, between 5 feet 4 inches and 5 feet 5 inches tall and between 120 and 140 pounds. Both were wearing all dark clothing and a mask.
Anyone with information regarding the robber y should contact Detective A. Tenebruso of the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 302-3658435. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.