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Attempted Robbery at East Side Package Store 7-22-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-24400

Date/Time:  Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 10:38PM

Location:   East Side Package Store, 1018 S. Little Creek Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday night.  At approximately 10:38PM, two suspects appraoched the East Side Package Store, carrying firearms.  The suspects attempted to pull the door open, but it was locked.  One suspect motioned to the clerk to open the door, but they refused.  The suspects fled  shortly after in an unknown direction.  The suspected were described as two black males, one wearing all black, and the other wearing a white tank top.

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