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Armed Robbery Applebee’s Parking Lot 11-20-2013

Incident #: 50-13-32056     Date/Time: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 1:00AM

Location: Applebee’s Parking Lot (909 N. Dupont Highway-Dover Mall)

Narrative:   The Dover Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the parking lot of Applebee’s.  On Thursday at 1:00AM, the victim was walking back to the Delaware State University campus from McDonald’s, when he was approached by two young black males, described as being 17-19 years of age.  Both suspects displayed black handguns while demanding the victim’s cellular phone.  The suspects then fled southbound on N. Dupont Highway with the victim’s property.  The first suspect is described as being a black male, 17-19 years old, thin build, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt.  the second suspect is described as a black male, 17-19 years old, stocky build, 5’10”, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and a black “skull cap.”  The suspects were riding on mountain bike style bicycles.  The victim did not sustain any injuries during the incident.  Anyone with any information should contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111.  You may also submit an anonymous tip with Delaware Crime Stoppers by phone at: 1-800-847-3333 or online at:  http://delaware.crimestoppersweb.com/