NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Police say a robber armed with a knife found himself confronted by a bystander with a gun at a Delaware gas station.
Delaware State Police say the robbery occurred Sunday morning before 1 a.m. at a Shell station in Newark.
A man entered the store, displayed a knife and demanded money.
The worker gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police say the robber then fled the store but was confronted by a witness armed with a gun.
Police say the witness held the man briefly at gunpoint and caused the robber to drop some of the cash.
The suspect was then able to flee in a blue sedan.
Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.