Anonymous Tip Leads to Quick Arrest of Robbery Suspect 9-30-14
Donald Coffman was arrested just after 10:00AM by the Dover Police Department after receiving an anonymous tip from a Dover Police Facebook Follower. Coffman was arrested without incident in the Kentwood Mobile Home Park and will be arraigned later today.
Incident #: 50-14-26371 Date/Time: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 0300 AM
Location: 600 Block of Persimmon Tree Lane, Dover, DE
The Dover Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for Donald Coffman (28), of Dover after an early morning robbery. Coffman agreed to meet his ex-girlfriend in Persimmon Park Place neighborhood so he could borrow a small sum of money. Once he arrived, the victim provided Coffman a small amount of cash, but Coffman demanded more. When the victim refused, Coffman forcefully removed from her shirt pocket and stole an undisclosed sum of cash. Whent he victim demanded her money back and attempted to stop Coffman, he picked her up and threw her to the ground. Coffman then picked up the female victim twice more and slammed her to the ground both times before fleeing from the area. Coffman is currently wanted by the Dover Police Department.
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 this information:
Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer