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Burglary at DOT Discount Store 4-27-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-12734

Date/Time:  Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 2:31AM

Location:  DOT Discount Store, 1255 S. State Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating the second burglary of DOT Discount in five days.  The second incident occurred at 2:31AM on Thursday morning, when an unknown suspect broke the glass to the business with a rock.  Once inside, the suspect stole cigarettes and lottery tickets before fleeing in an unknown direction.  The suspect is seen wearing dark pants, a black/dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, and gloves, while placing items into a black trash bag.

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