Felton man arrested on robbery charges

29-year-old David Frasier , of Felton, DE – Delaware State Police Dept.

A Felton man was arrested after police say he robbed the same gas station twice in a matter of days.

According to Delaware State Police, the first incident occurred around 1 a.m., Thursday when police say an African American male suspect wearing dark clothing with an orange hat and mask entered the Shore Stop on South DuPont Highway in Felton.

The suspect entered the business and approached an employee behind the sale counter, according to police. He then demanded cash from the register and implied he had a weapon. The employee complied and the suspect fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The second incident occurred around 1:30 a.m., Sunday, November 28 as police say a suspect with the same description, wearing dark clothing and a white mask, entered the same Shore Stop store on South DuPont Highway in Felton, according to police. The suspect demanded cash from the register but the employee did not comply after realizing the suspect was a former employee of the store.

The suspect then pushed the employee out of the way and attempted to open the cash register himself, according to police. A brief altercation ensued and the suspect fled the scene without obtaining any cash.

Through investigative means, police say 29-year-old David Frasier was identified as the suspect. Troopers obtained a warrant for his arrest and was he was taken into custody on Monday, December 20 in the Milford-area.

Frasier was charged with Robbery 1st Degree (Felony), Attempted Robbery 2nd Degree (Felony), Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of Felony (Felony)- 2 Counts, Offensive Touching. He was arraigned and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $32,500 secured bond.

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