Armed robber hits restaurant on East Chestnut Hill Road

681 E. Chestnut Hill Road (Photo: Google maps)
681 E. Chestnut Hill Road (Photo: Google maps)

BROOKSIDE, DELAWARE (4/24/2016) A gunman robbed a restaurant on Saturday night, Delaware State Police said this morning.

The crime happened just after 9 p.m. at the Philly Style Express Restaurant, 681 E. Chestnut Hill Road (Route 4).

The robber confronted the manager and an employee and demanded money from the register. The manager turned over cash and the robber fled to the west. No injuries were reported.

The robber was described as a white male, 5-feet-10 to 6-feet-2 and 180 to 210 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and had a mask over his face.

Anyone with information is asked to call troopers at 302-365-8655.

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

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