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Burglary at Pine Grove Apartments 3-13-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-7747

Date/Time:  Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 8:29AM

Location: Pine Grove Apartments, H Building, 255 Webbs Lane, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an early morning burglary where a 28-year-old victim was shot at.  The incident occurred at 8:29AM, when the male victim exited his apartment to take out the trash and left his apartment door unsecured.  When he returned, he observed a male suspect in the hallway.  The suspect fired a single shot at the victim who fled into the kitchen.  The suspect fled from the apartment on foot.  No injuries resulted from the incident.  The suspect was described as being a black male, approximately 6’0″ tall, medium complexion, with a hooded sweatshirt pulled over his head.

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