Police: Suspect sought for restaurant robbery in Delaware

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

SMYRNA, Del. (WPVI) -- Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect allegedly involved in a restaurant robbery.

It happened around 7:45 a.m. Saturday at the Hardee's located at 100 Jimmy Drive.

According to police, the suspect lunged over the counter and forcibly removed a sum of money from an open cash register when it was opened by an employee completing a transaction.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned black male, 35-45 years of age, 5'10 to 6' in height with an average build and thin facial hair.

He was last seen wearing tan cargo style pants, a grey striped sweater, and sunglasses and had a surgical mask around his neck.

After removing the money, the suspect fled south on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to call 302-653-9217.

Tips may also be submitted via SPD social media private message or through Delaware Crime Stoppers; Delaware.crimestoppersweb.com (1-800-TIP-3333).

Tipsters may remain anonymous.


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