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Arrest Made in Citizens Bank Robbery 4-7-2014

Incident #: 50-14-8046   Date/Time: Friday, April 4th at 3:35PM

Location: 8 West Loockerman Street (Citizens Bank), Dover, DE

Original Narrative:  The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed bank robbery of the Citizens Bank branch located at 8 West Loockerman Street. The robbery occurred at approximately 3:35PM. The suspect fled northbound on foot in the State Street Alley and is believed to have proceeded westbound towards the downtown area. The suspect did display a handgun at the time of the robbery and fled with an undisclosed amount of currency. An image of the suspect is below.

Update 1:  Further investigation by the Dover Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit has led to the bank robbery suspect being identified as Mark T. Jones.  Jones currently has a warrant on file for Robbery 1st Degree and Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony.  Jones should be considered armed and dangerous.  Mark Jones is a 35 year old black male, who’s last know address is 46 South Queen Street, Dover, DE.

Update 2: The Dover Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit successfully apprehended Mark T. Jones just after 10:00AM on Tuesday, April 8th.  Jones was located at the Economy Inn, near Garrison’s Lake, in Smyrna after police received an anonymous tip that he may be staying in a room at that location.  Jones was arrested without incident and transported back to the Dover Police Department for questioning and arraignment.  Bond was set at $100,000 cash. Jones was committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in lieu of the cash bond.