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Armed Robbery 7-11 12-28-15

Complaint # 50-15-38686

Date/Time:  Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 10:17PM

Location:  7-11, 654 N. DuPont Highway

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a 7-11 convenience store on Sunday night.  The robbery occurred at approximately 10:17PM when a suspect entered the business and pointed a silver and black handgun at the clerk, demanding money.  The clerk complied and emptied the register into a white pillow case the suspect was holding.  The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash in a southwest direction from the business.  The suspect was described as a black male, 5’8″-5’10”, slim build, with gray sweatpants and a gray hooded sweatshirt, and a bandana covering 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.