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Armed Robbery at New and Division Streets 4-28-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-13639

Date/Time:   Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at 2:18AM

Location:   Corner of S. New Street and West Division Street,  Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of a 50-year-old man early Saturday morning.  At approximately 2:18AM, the victim was walking in the area of S. New Street and W. Division Street, when he was approached by four black male juveniles.  One of the suspects struck the victim in the face with a handgun and the victim fled on foot.  The suspects chased the victim, taking a red back pack containing personal belongings from him.  The victim suffered a minor laceration to his lip as a result of the incident.

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.