Armed Robbery at Red Roof Inn 10-18-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-35030

Date/Time:   Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 4:26AM

Location:   Red Roof Inn, 652 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred on Thursday morning at the Red Roof Inn located at 652 N. DuPont Highway.  The incident occurred at approximately 4:26AM, when two black male suspects entered the business and told the clerk they wanted to rent a room.  One of the suspects pointed a handgun at the clerk while the second suspect jumped over the counter and removed cash from the register before fleeing the area.  

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

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