DELAWARE STATE POLICE BEAT Armed and masked heathens made midnight heist of Walmart in New Castle blasting repeated gunfire
NEW CASTLE, DEL. – The criminals of the crime capital of the Wilmington area are stepping up their game with a brazen boost of a Walmart store at New Castle, Delaware, firing multiple rounds of gunfire to frighten employees and customers of the store in order to gain free money.
Wilmington criminals graduating from robbing liquor and convenience stores to taking over a Walmart
The Delaware State Police report are investigating an armed robbery that took place at the New Castle Walmart just after midnight on June 12, 2018.
Police say that the preliminary investigation has determined the incident occurred at approximately 12:09 a.m., Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at the Walmart, located at 117 Wilton Boulevard, New Castle.
Police say that Troopers were dispatched to a robbery with shots fired in the store. It was reported an unknown black male suspect with his face covered entered the business brandishing a gun and confronted an employee at the cash register area of the store. The suspect discharged his firearm into the ceiling of the business and demanded money.
An unknown black female then entered the store and immediately responded to the cash register area to assist the black male suspect. An employee opened the secured door to the office to determine the cause of the commotion when the female suspect forced entry into the office armed with unknown type of weapon. Both suspects entered the office and demanded cash. Both employees complied with the demands by turning over an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspects.
A family member of an employee heard a gunshot and rushed into the Walmart and confronted the gunman
At the time of the incident, a subject was waiting outside of the business for a family member to finish her shift at Walmart when he heard the initial gunshot. He responded into the store and confronted the masked male suspect. The suspect then discharged an additional round and fled with the female suspect through the lawn and garden door. Neither the employees nor any patrons were injured as a result of the incident.
The first suspect was described as a black male, approximately 5’08” tall with an average build. The male suspect wore dark clothing with his face covered and armed with an unknown make and model handgun.
The second suspect was described as a black female, approximately 5’05″ tall with an average build. The female suspect wore dark clothing armed with an unknown weapon.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Detective T. Dukes at Troop 2 by calling 302-365-8412.