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Attempted Armed Robbery at 7-11 2-19-2016

Complaint # 50-16-5304

Date/Time:   Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 8:07PM

Location:  7-11, 1019 Walker Road, Dover, DE (The Hamlet Shopping Center)

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

Narrative:  The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the 7-11 on Thursday evening.  At 8:07PM, a suspect entered the store and displayed a knife to the clerk and demanded cash.  As the clerk was beginning to comply, a customer disrupted the suspect and the suspect fled with nothing.  The suspect is described as a white male in his 20’s, with blue eyes, large build, camouflage mask, black cargo pants, gray sweatshirt, and black boots.

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.