Two suspects wanted after armed robbery of gas station near Milford

MILFORD – Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of the Spring Hill area gas station that occurred last evening.

The incident occurred at approximately 9:34 p.m., Saturday Jan. 14 as two male suspects entered the Valero gas station, located at 1885 Bay Road, one armed with an unknown type handgun while the other was armed with an unknown type shotgun.

They approached a store employee and demanded cash from a safe.  When the clerk was unable to open the safe, the suspects demanded cash from the register.  The employee complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects then exited the store and entered an unknown type vehicle on Cicada Lane before fleeing southbound on Bay Road (SR1).  The clerk was not injured.

The first suspect was described as black male approximately 5’6″ with a thin build wearing black pants with a black hooded sweatshirt and a bandanna covering his face (No further physical or clothing description). He was allegedly armed with an unknown type handgun.

The second suspect was described as a black male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants (No further clothing or physical description).  He was also allegedly armed with an unknown type shotgun.

No surveillance photos available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective J. Dear at 302-698-8540. 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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