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Burglary at Dollar Tree 7-11-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-23130

Date/Time:  Sunday, July 9th, 2016 at 1:48AM

Location:   Dollar Tree, 261 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary at the Dollar Tree located at 261 N. DuPont Highway.  The incident occurred a 1:48AM, when two unknown suspects broke into the business through a rear door.  Once inside, they ransacked the office and stole approximately $50 worth of merchandise from the store before fleeing.  The suspects are described as two black males, one with a thin build, grey shirt, and black shorts.  The second male had no shirt, with black pants with a white stripe on the side.  Both suspects had their faces covered during the incident.

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