Liquor store robbed at gunpoint on Route 273

Lampost Liquors on Route 273 in Ogletown (Photo: Google maps)
Lampost Liquors on Route 273 in Ogletown (Photo: Google maps)

OGLETOWN, DELAWARE (7/21/2015) A masked man with a handgun robbed the Lampost Liquors store on Route 273, Delaware State Police reported this morning.

The robbery happened about 9:50 p.m. Monday at 1144 Christiana Road.

The robber confronted a 50-year-old clerk and demanded cash from the register. He turned over an undisclosed amount and the robber fled on foot and was last seen running north on Greentree Road.

The robber was described as white man about 30-40 years old and 5-feet-9 to 5-feet 10, weighing 160-180 pounds. He was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, a black mask and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call troopers at 302-365-8566.

Tips also may be submitted anonymously through Delaware Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards, at 800-847-3333 or

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