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Robbery at Pine Grove Apartments 10-24-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-35747

Date/Time:  Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at 7:55PM

Location:   Pine Grove Apts, 255 Webbs Lane, Dover,DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Saturday night in Pine Grove Apartments.  The 42-year-old male victim arrived at Pine Grove Apartments after a co-worker called and asked for a ride.  When he arrived to C Building, he was told to walk inside by a male subject that was standing out front.  Once inside, the victim the pushed down the steps to the laundry room, where another suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money.  The victim was then punched in the head several times by both suspects as they took an undisclosed amount of money from his pockets.  Both suspects then fled out of the front door to the building.  The suspects were both described as black males, wearing white t-shirts and blue jeans and approximately 6′ tall.

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