Delaware State Troopers are investigating the Christmas Day robbery of the Valero gas station at 4434 Boyds Corner Road near Route 13 north of Middletown.
At 2:57 p.m., the male suspect entered the store and walked behind the sales counter, where he confronted a 20-year-old female cashier. The suspect implied that he had a handgun, threatened the cashier, and demanded money, police said. The cashier turned over money from the cash register, and the suspect fled.
No one was injured during this incident.
The suspect was described as a black or Hispanic male, 20-35 years old, approximately 5'7" tall, with a small build.
No video surveillance is available, police said.
Police are asking anyone with information about this robbery to call the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-834-2630 extension 6, or by using the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: http://www.delaware.gov/apps/. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, on the internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."