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Residential Burglary 12-27-15

Complaint # 50-15-38457

Date/Time:  Friday, December 25, 2015 between 5:00AM-5:15AM

Location:  Unit Block of Laurel Drive, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred early Christmas morning in the Unit Block of Laurel Drive.  The suspect entered the residence through a rear glass door and stole jewelry and a television.  It is believed the owners pet dog may have scared the burglar from the home.

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.