Valero gas station robbed on U.S. 13 at Tybouts Corner

Valero gas station, 891 S. DuPont Highway (Photo: Google maps)
Valero gas station, 891 S. DuPont Highway (Photo: Google maps)

TYBOUTS CORNER, DELAWARE (9/8/2015) A Valero Shore Stop gas station/convenience store was robbed at gunpoint early today, Delaware State Police said.

The robbery happened about 3 a.m. at 891 S. DuPont Higway (U.S. 13), at the intersection with Bear and Hamburg roads.

Two men, one armed with a handgun, confronted a female clerk and demanded money from the register. She turned over an undisclosed amount of cash.

The robbers also removed several cartons of cigarettes from a display, then fled.

No one was injured.

The gunman was described as black, 30-40 years old, 6-feet-1 and 180-200 pounds. He was wearing a black T-shirt, tan shorts and had a black mask covering his face.

The other robber was black, 20-30 years old, 6-feet-1 and 175-200 pounds. He was wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call police 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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