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After much discussion and evaluating the weather forecast for the Dover Police Safe Trick or Treat event scheduled for October 26th, event organizers are forced to cancel the 2018 event.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause those who planned to attend, our vendors, and other agencies involved in the event.  


Robbery in Manchester Square Neighborhood 10-25-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-35834

Date/Time:   Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 at 9:50PM

Location:   Unit Block of Stevenson Drive, Dover, DE 

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred on Wednesday night in the Unit Block of Stevenson Drive, in the Manchester Square neighborhood.  At approximately 9:50PM, an 18-yr-old male victim was unloading a vehicle when he was approached by two black male suspects and demanded property.  The victim initially refused and a suspect displayed a handgun and demanded property.  The suspects then demanded a ride and entered the back of the victim’s vehicle.  The victim was told to travel east of White Oak Road near Acorn Lane.  The suspect’s then stole the victim’s phone, a back pack, and cash before fleeing.

The suspects were described as being black males, both wearing dark clothing, and one with a t-shirt wrapped around his face. 

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