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Man Arrested After Attempted Armed Robbery 8-6-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-26200

Date/Time:  Sunday, August 5th, 2018 at 11:15PM

Location:   Parking Lot of Kentucky Fried Chicken, 1000 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested 27-year-old Antonio Stevens after an attempted armed robbery on Sunday night.  A 38-year-old female victim was standing outside of the Kentucky Fried Chicken located at 1000 Forrest Avenue, for a ride home from work when she was approached by Stevens.  Stevens demanded that she open the store, but she advised him that she did not have access to do so.  Stevens then demanded her personal belongings, eventually pointing what appeared to be a handgun at her.  After a brief struggle, Stevens fled.  Arriving officers searched the area for Stevens and took him into custody following a brief foot chase.  Officers also located a mask and BB gun that were used in the incident.  

Stevens was committed to JTVCC in default of $6,500 cash bond on the following offenses:

-Attempted Robbery 1st Degree
-Wearing a Disguise During Commission of Felony
-Resisting Arrest

Antonio Stevens
Orlando, FL