Suspect in Laurel armed robberies remains at large

LAUREL – A 35-year-old Bethel man is sought by town of Laurel police in connection with two armed robberies that occurred Wednesday, May 2.

Toshawn Furlow

Toshawn Furlow is the suspect in robberies at the Lopez Mini-Mart and Laurel Junction’s Shell station, according to Laurel Police Department Det. Tyler Bryan.

The first robbery occurred at the Lopez Mini-Mart. Investigation revealed a black male entered the store with a weapon, demanded money and fled. Police identified the suspect vehicle in identifying Furlow as the suspect.

While attempting to locate Furlow for that armed robbery, officers were dispatched to the Shell Station for another armed robbery. Police say Furlow entered the store displaying a weapon, demanded money from the clerk and fled with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency, Det. Bryan said.

The Laurel Police Department, assisted by the Seaford Police Department, located Furlow’s vehicle abandoned on Poplar Street in Seaford. Furlow remains at large and actively wanted by the Laurel Police Department for armed robbery.

Armed and dangerous

Laurel police say Furlow should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on Furlow’s whereabouts is urged to contact Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or Laurel Police Department at 875-2244. Citizens are advised not to make contact with Furlow.

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