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Arrest in armed Wawa robbery

July 30, 2009 7:48:58 AM PDT
Police say they have arrested a man for an armed robbery of a Wilmington Wawa store.Brian Shields, 27, of Mederia Circle was arrested on Wednesday for the July 9th robbery.

According to police, Shields is is the man seen threatening workers at the Wawa store on New Linden Road with a black handgun.

Investigators say Shields demanded cash from the workers. An employee complied, and placed the register drawers on the counter, and the suspect left with the money.

Shields is charged with 1 count of Robbery 1st and 1 count of Aggravated Menacing (both felonies).


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