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Armed Robbery at Grocery Basket 1-8-15

Complaint # 50-16-766

Date/Time:  Thursday, January 7th, 2016 at 7:06PM

Location: 301 N. Bradford Street, Dover, DE 19904

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at the Grocery Basket on Thursday evening.  At approximately, 7:06PM, three suspects approached the business.  One remained outside the business as a lookout and two suspects entered the business.  While inside, one suspect displayed a handgun and the other went behind the counter, removing the cash till.  All three suspects then fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspects were described as:

Suspect 1:
Black male, thin build, 5’7″-5’8″ wearing a tan and black hooded sweatshirt, ski mask, and purple latex gloves

Suspect 2:
Black male, thin build 5’6″-5’7″, wearing all black clothing, ski mask, and purple latex gloves

Suspect 3:
Black male, all black clothing