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Armed Robbery at 7-11 (Hamlet Shopping Center) 5-30-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-16406

Date/Time:   Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 12:55AM

Location:  7-11, 1051 Walker Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery of the 7-11 located in the Hamlet Shopping Center on Tuesday morning.  At 12:55AM, two suspects entered the business, wearing all black, with black hooded sweatshirts drawn to conceal their faces.  One suspect brandished a black handgun while another suspect stole numerous tobacco products.  The armed suspect demanded the cashier open the register but she refused.  The suspect jumped the counter and attempted to open the drawer himself, but failed.  Both suspects fled the area on foot.

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