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Armed Robbery at 7-11 6-27-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-20188

Date/Time:   Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 2:53AM

Location:  7-11, 1019 Walker Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Sunday morning at 7-11 in the Hamlet Shopping Center.  The incident occurred at 2:53AM, when a white male and black male suspect entered the business with a long barrel pump-action shotgun and removed Newport cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash.  The black male suspect demanded the items while the white male acted as a lookout at the door.  Both suspects fled the area on foot after the incident.  The white male was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt with a bandanna and white gloves.  The black male suspect was wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt with a bandanna and black gloves.

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

Dover Police Training Exercise at Dover High School 6-27-17

The Dover Police Department will be hosting a training exercise on Thursday, June 29th, from 8:00am-12:00pm at the Dover High School.  Due to the training exercise, there will be a heavy presence of emergency vehicles, equipment, and personnel in the area during that time.  The exercise is contained to the grounds of the Dover High School, so there should be no traffic delays or other disturbances to the surrounding area.