Milford Police Investigate a Robbery of Wawa

Update- Suspect Positively Identified 2/8/2017

Released by: Det. John Horsman

Moments after the the video and photographed was released to social media, the Milford Police Department received several tips naming the suspect as Joseph W. Prouse Jr. a 23 year old male, from Milford.  Prouse is homeless and last known to be staying in the Milford area.  The Milford Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Prouse.

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Incident #: 51-17-1381                                                  Reported: February 7,  2017 at 11:45pm

Location:  Wawa, N. DuPont Hwy, Milford, DE

Released by: Det. Timothy Maloney

 

The Milford Police Department is investigating the robbery of Wawa, located on N. DuPont Hwy, Milford, DE,  Investigation revealed that a white male entered the store at approximately 11:45pm and presented the clerk with a note advising that he had a gun and demanded U.S. Currency.  The clerk turned over an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency and fled from the store.  No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.  The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 6’2″-6’3″, thin build, wearing glasses, a gray hoodie and dark colored pants.  Anyone with information in reference to this incident is asked to contact Det. John Horsman Milford Police Department at 302-422-8081, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, or milfordpolicede.org/tips.

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