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Residential Burglary on Columbia Avenue 6-30-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-21760

Date/Time:  Wednesday, June 29, 2016 between 9:30AM-6:50PM

Location:   500 Block of Columbia Avenue, Dover, DE 19904

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred sometime between 9:30AM-6:50PM on Wednesday, June 29th.  The resident of the home noticed the burglary when he returned from work and observed that a rear door had been shattered and a jewelry box was missing from a bedroom.  A nearby neighbor stated that he observed a white male, wearing a blue and whiote striped shirt, with a thin beard walking behind the residence at approximately 12:20PM.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. 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