State Police Detectives Investigating 7-Eleven Robbery in Wilmington

by Pat Haley

The Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a Wilmington 7-Eleven last night.

On March 23, 2024, at approximately 6:58 p.m., troopers responded to a robbery at 7-Eleven, located at 298 South Maryland Avenue in Wilmington. During the investigation, troopers learned that an unknown male suspect approached employees in the store with a handgun and demanded money. The employees complied and the suspect ran eastbound from the store on Maryland Avenue. Troopers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing dark clothing and a mask. Surveillance video and images are not available at this time.

Delaware State Police Troop 2 Robbery Unit is currently investigating this incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective J. Dempsey by calling (302) 365-8510. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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