Dial 911 for Emergency

Robbery in Parking Lot of Home Depot 7-19-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-23831

Date/Time:  Saturday, July 16th at 2:20AM

Location:   Parking lot of Home Depot, 801 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating the robbery of a 29-year-old man at 2:20AM on Saturday, July 16th.  The victim was on break at a nearby business and went for a walk.  As he was walking through the Home Depot parking lot, he had a headset on, listening to music.  The victim was suddenly struck from behind and assaulted by two suspects.  The suspects stole the victims wallet and his bluetooth headset and fled in an unknown direction.  The suspects were described as black males, but no further description could be provided by the victim.

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