On 10/31/16 the Rehoboth Police responded to an armed robbery at the Exxon Gas Station located at #238 Winthrop Street. At approx. 2250hrs two masked white males entered the store brandishing knives while threatening to stab the store clerk. The clerk was ordered to the floor at knife point and told to open the cash draw and safe. The clerk was unable to open the safe, however, one of the suspects removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. Also taken during the robbery were several packs of cigarettes. Video surveillance from the store shows the two males approach the store on foot wearing all dark colored clothing and nylon type masks. The clerk describe the first suspect as thin build approx. 5’10” tall and second suspect was a medium “heavier” build approx.. 6’ tall. After approximately 2 minutes inside the store both suspects fled east on foot, NO VEHICLE or further descriptions available at this time. Anyone with further information is asked to contact Sgt. Brian Ramos or Detective James Casey.
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