Delaware State Police arrested a 42-year-old man Shannon Harrison of Bear, DE, for attempted robbery following an incident Thursday morning.
On June 16, 2022, at approximately 8:49 a.m., soldiers responded to Rite Aid, located at 701 Governors Place in Bear, for an ongoing robbery. The suspect, identified as Shannon Harrison, entered the store and pointed a knife at an employee who was standing behind the cash register. The suspect then made an unknown statement to the victim. There were two employees and no customers in the store at the time of the incident. The employees were both able to escape from the store unharmed. When the soldiers arrived on the scene, they were able to arrest Harrison with no further problems. He was transported to Troop 6, where he was charged with attempting to commit first degree robbery (Felony).
Harrison was arraigned before Justice of the Peace No. 2 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institute on a guaranteed bond of $10,000.
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