Delaware State Police

06/20/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/20/2024 13:24

Detectives Investigating New Castle Dash In Gas Station Robbery

Date Posted: Thursday, June 20th, 2024

The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery that occurred early this morning at a New Castle area Dash In gas station.

On June 20, 2024, at approximately 4:16 a.m., troopers responded to a report of a robbery at the Dash In located at 154 North Dupont Highway in New Castle. The preliminary investigation revealed an unknown white male suspect entered the Dash In and demanded the employee empty the cash register while implying he was in possession of a firearm. The employee complied and the suspect fled on foot southbound on N. Dupont Highway with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a white male wearing dark-colored clothing and a mask. Surveillance video and images are not yet available.

The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Robbery Unit continues to investigate this incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information about this case to contact Detective D. Patterson by calling (302) 365-8404. 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 [email protected].


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