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Man Robbed at Drive-Thru ATM, Suspect Arrested 1-23-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-2448

Date/Time:  Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 at 7:29PM

Location: PNC Bank Drive-Thru ATM, 3 Loockerman Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested a 19-year-old Dover man after he robbed a victim at a drive-thru ATM.  The incident occurred when Christopher Houck approached a 35-year-old man who was in the drive-thru ATM lane at PNC Bank on Loockerman Street and demanded the victim’s cash and vehicle at knife-point.  The victim drove away, leaving cash in the ATM dispenser and dialed 911.  When police arrived on scene, they located Houck based on the description provided by the victim, and took him into custody without incident.  Houck was committed to JTVCC in default of $50,000 secured bond on Robbery 1st Degree and Possession of a Deadly Weapon During Commission of a Felony.

Christopher Houck
Christopher Houck