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Burglary at Forrest Avenue Valero 5-9-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-14961

Date/Time:   Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 at 4:15AM

Location:   Valero, 1358 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a commercial burglary that occurred on Wednesday morning.  At approximately 4:15AM, two suspects broke into the Valero station at 1358 Forrest Avenue by throwing a rock through the glass door.  Upon entry, the suspects stole a cash register, several boxes of Newport cigarettes, and cigars.  Both suspects fled southbound from the business on foot.  The suspects are described as both being black males with one being approximately 6′ tall, 180 lbs, and wearing a black North face jacket and black sweatpants.  The 2nd suspect was approximately 6′ tall, 180 lbs, and was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.  

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