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Armed Robbery in Parking Lot of Mid-Atlantic Pawn 1-19-16

Complaint # 50-16-1911

Date/Time:  Monday, January 18, 2016 at 12:00PM

Location:  Parking Lot of Mid-Atlantic Pawn, 1255 S. State Street, Suite 8, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of a 21-year-old man that occurred on Monday afternoon.  The incident occurred as the victim was leaving Mid-Atlantic Pawn at 1255 S. State Street.  The suspect approached the vicitm in the parking lot with a handgun and demanded his belongings.  The vicitm turned over an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspect fled in an unknown vehicle.  The suspect is described as a white male, 5’9″-10″, 150-170 lbs, wearing a mask 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