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Burglary at Dover Church 8-24-18

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-28549

Date/Time:   Friday, August 24th, 2018 at approximately 4:00AM

Location:   Dover Presbyterian Church, 54 S. State Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at Dover Presbyterian Church on Friday morning.  At approximately 4:00AM, a male suspect entered the church through an unsecured window.  Once inside, he damaged several office doors and shattered glass windows.  Several offices were rummaged through but it was unknown what may have been taken at the time.  Surveillance footage shows a heavy-set black male wearing a cream-colored shirt, blue pants, and red sneakers as the suspect.  

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