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Armed Robbery at Red Roof Inn 11-23-15

Complaint # 50-15-34840

Date/Time:  Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 2:35AM

Location:  Red Roof Inn, 652 N. DuPont Hwy

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of the Red Roof Inn that occurred early Sunday morning.  At approximately 2:35AM, a black male suspect entered the hotel lobby and displayed a small black handgun.  He demanded money from the clerk and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash in the cash drawer.  The cash drawer was found in front of a nearby business, just south of the hotel.  The suspect is described as a black male, 5’10”-6′ tall, 215-230 lbs, black coat and pants, black face mask, and latex gloves.

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.