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Armed Robbery of Gas Station 1-5-15

Incident #: 50-15-0272        Date/Time: Sunday, January 4th, 2015 at 8:11PM

Location:  Valero/Shore Stop, 1358 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE

The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Sunday evening just after 8:00PM at the Valero/Shore Stop located at 1358 Forrest Avenue.  The incident occurred when an unknown white male suspect entered the business, armed with a black semi-automatic handgun.  The suspect confronted the employee and demanded money and the clerk complied.  The suspect then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen fleeing northwest across Forrest Avenue, towards Kenton Road.  The suspect was wearing white sneakers, blue jeans, camouflage jacket and a black mask over his face.  He was also described as being 5’8″-5’10” and 160-170 pounds.  The employee did not suffer any physical injuries.

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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