Police are searching for the masked gunman who held up a Bridgeville gas station just after midnight Thursday.
The robber was wearing a dark-colored mask and carrying handgun when he entered the Shore Stop at 18654 S. Main St. about 12:15 a.m., according to state police.
The man then pointed the gun at the 62-year-old female clerk, who turned over an undisclosed amount of cash.
The gunman also grabbed several cartons of cigarettes before leaving the store and fleeing north toward downtown Bridgeville, police said.
The clerk was not injured.
The robber is described as a black man with a thin build between the ages of 20 and 25, about 5’10” to 6’ and roughly 150 to 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and dark pants.
Anyone with information about the armed robbery or the identity of the gunman is asked to call Delaware State Police at (302) 856-5850, ext. 21 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333.
Anonymous tips also can be left via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by texting 274637 (CRIMES) and staring you message with “DSP.”