Armed robbery outside Christiana Mall

A mall worker was robbed at gunpoint in the mall parking lot around 10 last night.

State Police say the woman was inside her car when a young man came up and started a conversation through her partially opened window.  That’s when he took out a gun and demanded the woman’s purse.  She gave it to him, and he took off.  

The victim, a woman from Philadelphia, was not hurt.  Police describe the suspect as a black male with a dark complexion, 21-23 years old, 6’0″ to 6’3″ tall.  He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans and black shoes.  

Police are accepting tips at Troop 2, 302-834-2630, ext. 6.  You can text messag a tip to State Police by sending a text with the keyword “DSP” to 274637 (CRIMES).  Tips are also accepted at the Crime Stoppers hotline (800) TIP-3333 or online at

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