The Dover Police Department arrested Cory Schwartzmiller (23) with the attempted robbery from February 18th, 2016. Schwartzmiller was identified as a suspect during the investigation by Dover Police Detectives and later admitted to the incident during an interview. Schwartzmiller was released on $11,000 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Attempted Robbery 1st Degree
-Possession of Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Wearing a Disguise During Commission of Felony
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.