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Armed Robbery at 7-11 in Hamlet Shopping Center 11-26-16

Date/Time:  Saturday, November 26th, 2016 at 1:14AM

Location:   7-11, 1019 Walker Road, Dover, DE (Hamlet Shopping Center)

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an early morning armed robbery that occurred on Saturday.  The incident occurred when two male suspect entered the 7-11 in the Hamlet Shopping Center at approximately 1:14AM.  One suspect approached the clerk with a silver handgun while the other ran behind the counter, stealing multiple packs of cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.  Both suspects then fled towards the area of Ann Avenue, east of the business.  The suspects were described as black males with both wearing all black clothing and black shoes.

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