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Man Robbed on S. New Street 10-15-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-34594

Date/Time:   Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at 12:48AM

Location:   South New Street near West Reed Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred in the area of S. New Street and W. Reed Street, early Sunday morning.  At approximately 12:48AM, a 42-year-old male victim was in the area and approached by four suspects.  One of the suspects struck the victim in the face, while the others went through his pockets and personal belongings.  The suspects took several personal items from the victim before fleeing west towards Queen Street.  The victim was treated at Kent General Hospital for knee, neck, and back pain as a result of the robbery.

Suspects Descriptions:
Suspect 1-Black male, wearing black hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans with design/bleach spots, and white shoes

Suspect 2-Black male, black jacket with  gray hood, dark pants, and black shoes with white soles

Suspect 3-Black male with hooded jacket with design on the back, white stripes on sleeves, and dark pants

Suspect 4-Black male with blue and black jacket with a red hood and jeans with a pattern on them

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