Smyrna Police Investigating attempted robbery of fast food restaurant

SPD investigators are currently following leads and also seeking the public’s help in solving an attempted robbery.  On Saturday 12/30/17 at approx. 9:07 p.m. a black male suspect wearing dark clothing and a mask entered the KFC/Taco Bell restaurant located at 134 N Dupont Hwy.  The suspect implied that he was armed with a hand gun and demanded money from employees at the counter.  Prior to obtaining property, the suspect fled from the business on foot in an unknown direction.  The suspect is described as a black male, 5’8 to 5’9 tall, weighing 180-215 pounds.  His last direction of travel is unknown at this time.  Investigators are asking any persons with information to contact Detective Brien Street at (302) 653-9217.  Tips may also be submitted via SPD social media or Delaware Crime stoppers at, or 1-800-TIP-3333.  Tipsters may remain anonymous.