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Man Robbed at Gunpoint in Casino Parking Lot 6-9-15

Complaint # 50-15-15633

Date/Time: Monday, June 8, 2015 at 11:59PM

Location:  Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, 1131 North DuPont Hwy, Dover, Delaware

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the parking lot of Dover Downs Hotel and Casino.  A 39-year-old victim was exiting the casino and about to enter his vehicle, when a male suspect displayed a black handgun and demanded money from the victim.  The victim gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash, and the suspect fled in a black 4-door sedan.   The suspect was described as a white male, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, and blue jeans.  He was also described as being 5’7″-9″ with dark hair.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App.