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74-Year-Old Woman Victim of Robbery 3-18-2016

Complaint # 50-16-8450

Date/Time:   Thursday, march 17th 2016 at 9:30PM

Location:  400 Block of Fiddlers Green, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery of a 74-year-old woman that occurred on Thursday night.  At approximately 9:30PM, the victim was exiting her vehicle in front of her home in the 400 Block of Fiddlers Green when a white male suspect ran towards her and took her purse.  The Suspect then fled in a silver sedan that was parked across the street from her residence.  The purse contained an undisclosed amount of cash and other personal items.  The victim stated that the suspect was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and was 5’8″-5’10” and the vehicle had faded paint on the front driver side fender.

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