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Robbery at Walgreen’s on Forrest Avenue 3-29-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-9957

Date/Time:   Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at 1:47AM

Location:   Walgreens, 1001 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred early Thursday morning at Walgreens at 1001 Forrest Avenue.  The incident occurred at approximately 1:47AM, when two unknown black male suspects entered the business and walked to the pharmacy.  The suspects jumped the counter and demanded that the pharmacist open the medication safe.  The suspects then fled with an undisclosed amount of medication.  There was also a third suspect acting as a lookout who remained outside the store.  

The suspects were described as followed:

Suspect 1: black male wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and black shoes

Suspect 2: black male wearing a red jacket with a black hooded sweatshirt underneath, blue jeans, and black shoes

Suspect 3: unknown race male wearing a black and white jacket

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.