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Walgreen’s Robbery 2-27-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-6622

Date/Time:   Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 3:10AM

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 early morning robbery that occurred at a Walgreen’s store in Dover.  At approximately 3:10AM, two suspects entered the store and walked to the pharmacy at the rear of the business.  Both suspects jumped the counter and confronted the pharmacist, ordering him to open the medicine safe.  The suspects then pushed the pharmacist to the floor and fled with an undisclosed amount of prescription medications.  

The suspects were both described as 18-25 year old black males with one wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and the other wearing a green and black Adidas hooded sweatshirt.

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.