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Arrest Made After Attempted Burger King Robbery 8-10-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-26711

Date/Time:   Thursday, August 9th, 2018 at 3:54PM

Location:   Burger King, 211 S, DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested a 20-year-old Dover man for an attempted robbery at Burger King.  At approximately 3:54PM, Nicolas Lynn entered the Burger King located at 211 S. DuPont Highway and handed an employee a note demanding money.  The employee refused and the suspect motioned toward his waistband and stated he had a gun.  The employee refused again and Lynn fled the area.  Officers responding to the area located Lynn and took him into custody without incident after being given a description by the victim.

Lynn was committed to JTVCC for Violation of Probation but was given a $7,000 unsecured bond on one charge of attempted robbery 1st degree.

Nicolas Lynn