Suspect sought in Gumboro Liquor Store robbery

GUMBORO – A white male suspect is sought by Delaware State Police in the armed robbery of the Gumboro Liquor Store Tuesday evening.

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Surveillance photo of the white male suspect in Tuesday’s armed robbery of the Gumboro Liquor Store.

State police spokesman Cpl. Gary Fournier said the robbery occurred at about 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the business located at 38398 Millsboro Highway.

Investigation revealed the suspect – armed with some type of handgun – approached a 23-year-old female employee and demanded money.

After the clerk turned over an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled in an unknown direction. The employee was not injured in the robbery.

State police provide the following description of the suspect: white male, 5-10 to 6-0 tall, 190-200 pounds, wearing a skeleton facemask, blue hooded Penn State sweatshirt, camouflage jacket, blue jeans and a brown coat.

Anyone with any information in reference to this crime is asked to contact Detective S. Kelly at 752-3739.  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.”

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