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Two Suspects Burglarize Two Businesses Overnight 8-10-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-25710/25709

Date/Time:   Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Location:  321 Independence Blvd., Dover, DE (DOT Discount Store)
283 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE (Sally’s Beauty Supply)

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating two burglaries that occurred early Thursday morning.  At approximately 12:31AM, officers responded to Sally’s Beauty Supply, located at 283 N. DuPont Highway for an alarm.  Upon arrival, officers observed that the front door glass was broken.  The suspects used a rock to break the window and then stole a cash drawer from the register.

At 12:55AM, officers responded to the DOT Discount store located at 321 Independence Blvd. for another alarm.   It was determined that the same suspects from the Sally’s Beauty Supply burglary used a rock to break the glass door to the DOT Discount store as well.  Once inside, the suspects took a cash drawer and two cartons of Newport cigarettes.  The suspects in both cases are described as males, wearing dark clothing with  hoods pulled over their faces, and wearing gloves.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111. 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