Two Men Arrested After Attempted Robbery of Man Downtown
Incident #: 50-14-17998 Date/Time: Friday, July 11th, 2014 at 12:18PM
Location: Kings Highway/Division Street, Dover, Delaware
Two men are in custody and facing charges of 2nd degree attempted robbery after assaulting a man and attempting to take his money on Friday afternoon. Shortly after noon on Friday, police responded to the area of Kings Highway and Division Street for an attempted armed robbery. Upon arrival, a male victim advised that two suspects had assaulted him by punching him in the face and then rummaged through his pockets/clothing seeking money. The suspect then fled without anything. A short time later, police observed Maurice Butler (22) and Shaquille Drummond (18). Drummond was taken into custody immediately without incident. Butler fled from Dover officers towards the area of Central Middle School, running through the woods and eventually being captured inside of the Silver Lake Park. The victim did not sustain any serious injuries. Bond information was nto available at the time of release.
Officer Releasing Information: Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer