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Burglary at Melvin’s Service Center (S. State Street) 9-10-14

Incident #: 50-14-24141  Date/Time: B/T 9-9-14 at 6:00PM and 9-10-14 at 7:30AM
Location: 1040 South State Street, Dover, DE


The Dover Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating a burglary at Melvin’s Service Center that occurred between Tuesday at 6:00PM and Wednesday at 7:30AM.  During that time, an unknown suspect forced entry through a door into a utility closet.  Once inside, the suspect damaged the interior wall, creating a hole to gain access into the office area.  The suspect then stole an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the business.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111 or  call the Delaware Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-Tip-3333 or go online at www.tipsubmit.com.

Officer Releasing Information:  Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer