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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