Troopers Investigating Robbery of Gas Station- Newark

by Pat Haley

Newark – The Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a Newark area gas station that occurred early this morning.

The incident occurred at approximately 12:27 a.m., Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at the Exxon Gas Station, located at 263 East Chestnut Hill Road, Newark. A male suspect confronted an employee at the sales counter while displaying a handgun, and demanded money from inside of the register. The employee complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspect, who then fled on foot in an unknown direction. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a male approximately 5’6”- 5’10” tall, wearing all dark-colored clothing, and a mask.

No surveillance images are available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit by calling 302-365-8566.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of 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 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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