Suspect in toy store robbery arrested

Delaware State Police have obtained warrants on Ryan Burkett charging him for his alleged involvement in the robbery of a Wilmington toy store.

February 25, 2011 6:47:51 AM PST
Police have arrested the suspect in the robbery of a Learning Express Toys store in Wilmington on Tuesday.

The robbery happened at approximately 6:00 p.m. at the store located in the 4000 block of Concord Pike.

The suspect, identified as 27-year-old Ryan Burkett, allegedly entered the store, approached the sales counter and confronted two female employees.

Police say he then displayed a weapon and demanded money from the women.

The victims complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash and Burkett allegedly ran out of the store.

The victims were not injured.

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