Police searching for suspect who robbed Wilmington Exxon station

Wilmington, DE – The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the parking lot of Exxon gas station located at 5301 Concord Pike, Wilmington, last night.

On December 23, 2020, at approximately 6:18 p.m., Troopers responded to a fight in the parking lot. Upon arrival Troopers contacted a 27-year-old male victim from Allentown, PA who advised while changing a tire in the parking lot, an unknown white male suspect approached him and asked for money. After the victim denied having any money, the suspect displayed a knife and removed the victim’s wallet from his jacket. The victim fought back against the suspect but was stabbed in the hand during the altercation. Additionally, the suspect attempted steal the victim’s vehicle, but was unsuccessful. Prior to fleeing the area on foot, the suspect slashed both driver side tires on the victim’s vehicle.

The victim refused medical treatment at the scene.

The suspect is described as a white male approximately 5’8”-5’10” tall.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or suspect should contact Cpl. Galiani with the Delaware State Police Troop 1 by calling 302-761-6677. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com