BREAKING NEWS: Police seek suspects in robbery of Ocean View package store


Delaware State Police troopers are investigating the robbery of Hickman’s Package Store late on Monday evening.

Police said the incident occurred around 10:10 p.m. Monday, June 20, when two male suspects entered the package store, located at 30447 Cedar Neck Road, with at least one subject armed with an unknown type of handgun.

According to the DSP, they approached a female employee at the counter and demanded cash, and the clerk complied and turned over an undisclosed amount of currency. Police said the suspects then fled the business in an unknown direction. The female employee was uninjured in the incident, they noted.

The suspects were described as white males between 5 feet, 8 inches and 5 feet, 10 inches tall, wearing all dark-colored clothing and dark-colored masks over their faces.

If anyone has any information about the incident they are being asked to contact Detective R. Truitt at (302) 752-3813. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”