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Armed Robbery at Advanced Auto 1-10-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-932

Date/Time:  Monday, January 9th, 2016 at 8:43PM

Location: Advanced Auto, 422 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at Advanced Auto that occurred on Monday night.  At approximately 8:43PM, two white male suspects entered the business at 422 S. DuPont Highway, wearing all black clothing, black ski masks, and armed with a handgun.  The suspects demanded cash from the two employees that were working and fled on foot across Route 13 and in an unknown vehicle that was parked on Martin Street.

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