Police seeking suspect in robbery of Wilmington self-storage business

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Wilmington, DE – Troopers are investigating a robbery of an area self storage business that occurred Friday afternoon.

The incident took place around 5:40 p.m., Friday January 14, 2022, at the Sentinel Self Storage (333 E. Lea Boulevard) as a male subject confronted an employee in the office of the business. The suspect was armed with an unknown type handgun and demanded money from the safe.  The employee complied with the demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the store on foot. The employee was not injured in the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, 20-35 years of age, 6’00” – 6’02” tall, wearing all black clothing and a mask covering his face (no further physical or clothing description). He was armed with an unknown type handgun.

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