The Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a Millsboro-area store that occurred last evening.

The preliminary investigation determined that the incident occurred around 9:50 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, when a male suspect armed with an unknown type of handgun entered the Dollar General store at 26012 John J. Williams Highway in Millsboro. The suspect approached a store employee and demanded cash. He then grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash and fled. No one was injured.

The suspect was described as a white male, between five foot nine and six feet tall and 150 and 160 pounds. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and his face was covered.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective T. Williams-Snipes at 302-752-3897. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”