Dial 911 for Emergency

Armed Robbery at Rite-Aid 3-12-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-8108

Date/Time:   Monday, March 12th, 2018 at 4:39AM

Location:   Rite-Aid, 1580 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that left a store employee wounded.  At approximately 4:39AM, an unknown black male suspect was observed shoplifting by a Rite-Aid employee (Age 45).  When the employee confronted the suspect, the suspect pulled a knife from his jacket and approached the victim, cutting him on his left arm.  The victim then grabbed the suspect and struggled with him to the floor, but the suspect was able to flee.  The suspect was seen fleeing in a white Nissan Pathfinder being operated by a white female.  

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.