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75-Year-Old Woman Robbed in Store Parking Lot 10-3-15

Complaint # 50-15-29274
Date:  Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 at 1:44PM
Location: Parking lot of AC Moore (277 North DuPont Highway)
Officer Releasing Information:   Master Corporal Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery of a 75-year-old woman that occurred at 1:44PM on Saturday.  The victim was walking into A.C. Moore from the parking lot when a suspect approached her from the area of White Oak Condos (adjacent to the shopping center) and forcibly took her purse from her hands and fled towards White  Oak Road.  The woman did not suffer any injuries.  The suspect was described as a black male, late teens/early 20’s, short build, gray hooded sweatshirt, and black pants.

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.