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Attempted Residential Burglary on Teak Court 2-13-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-5012

Date/Time:   Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 at 1:55AM

Location: 100 Block of Teak Court, Dover, DE

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


Multiple suspects attempted a residential burglary in the 100 Block of Teak Court on Tuesday morning.  At approximately 1:55AM, 3-4 black male suspects kicked the front door open to a residence and yelled “Dover Police.”  As soon as the front door was kicked open, the family dog charged towards the door, causing the suspects to flee eastbound on foot towards the Lexington Glen development.  The suspects did not make entry into the residence.  

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.