Detectives Investigating Newark Walgreens Armed Robbery

The Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred this morning at a Walgreens in Newark.

On July 2, 2024, at approximately 8:07 a.m., troopers responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Walgreens located at 2719 Pulaski Highway in Newark. The preliminary investigation revealed that an unknown black male suspect armed with a firearm approached a Walgreens employee and demanded money from the safe. The employee complied and the suspect fled in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing dark-colored clothing. Surveillance video and images of the suspect are not available.

The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Criminal Investigations Unit is still investigating this. Detectives are asking anyone with information about this case to contact Detective R. Strecker by calling (302) 365-8413. 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

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