Shoplifter Strikes 3 People While Making Escape From Delaware Supermarket | NBC 10 Philadelphia

Shoplifter Strikes 3 People While Making Escape From Delaware Supermarket

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    Shoplifter Strikes 3 People While Making Escape From Delaware Supermarket
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    A shoplifting suspect making his escape struck three people outside a Delaware supermarket Friday afternoon, according to Delaware State Police.

    The incident played out at the ShopRite store at 1st State Plaza along the 1600 block of W Newport Pike in Wilmington, New Castle County around 2:30 p.m.

    A store employee witnessed a shoplifting in progress. As store employees confronted the suspect, he darted out of the store and into his parked car, said police.

    Once in the car, the man struck three people, injuring two, as he sped off, police said.

    The injured victims were rushed to Christiana Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

    As SkyForce10 hovered overhead minutes after the crash, you could see a state police cruiser responding to the shopping center.

    State police sorted through clues as they worked on a description of the suspect.