Grocery store robbed near Elsmere

Jalisco Mexican Grocery Store, 1722 W. Gilpin Drive (Photo: Delaware Free News)

ELSMERE, DELAWARE (12/18/2016) The Jalisco Mexican Grocery Store west of Elsmere was robbed at gunpoint this morning, according to reports from the scene.

The robbery at 1722 W. Gilpin Drive, just off Route 141 in the Willow Run neighborhood, happened about 10 a.m.

Two white males wearing ski masks and holding handguns robbed the store.

They fled across Centre Road (Route 141) into an apartment complex.

New Castle County and Delaware State police responded.