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Man Stabbed in Capital Green 1-17-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-1838

Date/Time:   Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 11:10PM

Location:  Sussex Avenue Alley, Dover, DE (Capital Green)

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a stabbing of a 28-year-old man on Tuesday night.  The incident occurred at approximately 11:10PM when the victim was walking to his vehicle in the alley of Sussex Avenue.  While walking to his vehicle, an unknown male suspect approached from behind and stabbed the victim in the left shoulder and fled the area.  The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries.

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.