Armed Robbery at Walgreen’s 12-26-2017

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-42143

Date/Time:   Sunday, December 24th, 2017 at 9:52PM

Location:  Walgreen’s, 1001 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Walgreen’s on the night of December 24th.  The incident occurred when two suspects the business and proceeded to the pharmacy at the rear of the store. Once there, the suspects jumped the counter, displayed a firearm, and demanded pain pills from the pharmacy employee.  The employee did give the suspects undisclosed products and they fled from the store in an unknown direction.

The images below show the two suspects that were involved in the robbery.

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

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