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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