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Knife-wielding man robs Long Neck store

By Melissa Steele | Oct 22, 2013
Source: Delaware State Police Delaware State Police are searching for this man who they say robbed a Long Neck convenience store.

Delaware State Police are searching for a man who they say pulled a knife on a Long Neck convenience store clerk Oct. 15 and left with money and cigarettes.

The man entered Uncle Willie's at 32869 Long Neck Road at 9:05 p.m. and approached a 23-year-old woman working behind the counter, said Master Cpl. Gary Fournier of the Delaware State Police.

He held a knife and demanded money and cigarettes before fleeing in an unknown direction, Fournier said.

No one was injured.

Police describe the man as white, 20 to 30 years old, 5-feet-6-inches to 5-feet-8-inches tall, weighing 130 to 150 pounds and wearing a navy blue sweatshirt, green flat-brimmed hat, gray sweatpants, black gloves, white sneakers and dark, full-framed glasses.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Troop 7 at 644-5020, 1-800-TIP-3333, go to, text 274637 (CRIMES) using keyword DSP or use the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available at

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