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Robbery of US GAS 11-3-15

Complaint # 50-15-32553

Date/Time:  Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 10:25PM

Location:  US Gas, 461 North DuPont Highway, Dover

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of US GAS, located at 461 North DuPont Highway on Sunday night.  At 10:25PM, an unknown suspect entered the business and pointed a large black handgun at a 21-year-old employee and stole an undisclosed amount of cash and various items in the store.  The suspect then fled in a northeast direction from the store.  The suspect was described as a black male, 5’8-5’10”, 175-200 lbs, gray camouflage hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans, and a black cloth over his face.

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.