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Armed Robbery in Parking Lot of Country Village Apartments 1-19-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-2076

Date/Time:   Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 11:29PM

Location:  Parking Lot of Country Village Apartments, 433 Country Drive, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver on Thursday night.  At approximately 11:29PM, officers responded to the parking lot of Country Village Apartments and contacted the 27-year-old male victim.  The victim advised that he was approached by a male suspect in the parking lot who demanded money from him when he displayed a handgun.  The victim complied and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 5’4″, 160 pounds, and wearing a black beanie, green hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans, and light-colored sneakers.  The suspect was also described as being young, approximately 15 years of age, according the victim.  

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.