Walgreens in Pike Creek robbed at gunpoint

Walgreens, 4575 New Linden Hill Road, Pike Creek
Walgreens, 4575 New Linden Hill Road, Pike Creek

PIKE CREEK, DELAWARE (2/24/2016) A man with a handgun robbed a Walgreens pharmacy in Pike Creek, the Delaware State Police reported Tuesday.

The crime happened about 8:20 p.m. Monday at 4575 New Linden Hill Road.

The robber walked behind the sales counter and confronted  an employee, demanding cash from the register. The employee complied and the robber fled.

No injuries were reported.

The robber was described as white, 20-25 years old, 5-feet-8 with thin build and brown eyes. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and wore a bandanna over part of his face.

Police asked anyone with information to call 302-365-8566.

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