Incident #: 50-14-20412 Date/Time: Monday, August 4th, 2014 at 10:10PM
Location: Capital Green Housing Development (Area of Basketball Courts), Dover, DE
The Dover Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating a Monday night robbery of two local teens in the Capital Green Housing Development, by five members of a local gang. On Monday at approximately 10:10PM, the two victims (Ages 15 & 16) were riding their bikes in the area of the basketball courts in the Capital Green Housing Complex. The victims advised officers that they were quickly surrounded by five male suspects who began to yell gang related statements and displaying possible gang signs. One suspect threw a bicycle at one of the victims, while another suspect displayed a black handgun to rob the victims. One victim attempted to flee the area but was taken to the ground by one of the suspects. All five suspects punched and kicked that victim until he lost consciousness for a brief period. The suspects then stole both victims bicycles and fled the area. The Dover Police Department is currently seeking three suspects, with two being apprehended since the incident. Please see photos below for suspect identities, photos, charges, and arrest status.
Officer Releasing Information: Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer