Police: gas station robbery interrupted by armed bystander

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.

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