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Dover Police Investigate Attempted Armed Robbery 12-22-14

Incident #: 50-14-34535   Date: Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at 5:10PM

Location:  Tienda Latina, 720 Townsend Blvd, Dover, DE

The Dover Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred Saturday afternoon at Tienda Latina, at 720 Townsend Boulevard.  At approximately 5:10PM, an unknown black male suspect entered the business, armed with a 6″ kitchen knife.  the suspect jumped the counter and used the knife in an attempt to force the clerk to open the cash registers.  After several failed attempts, the suspect fled out the front of the business and towards Townsend Boulevard.  The suspect was described as a dark skin black male, 5’6″-5’8″, and wearing all black clothing.  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 http://www.tipsubmit.com.

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