Date/Time: Monday, January 21st 2019 at 8:58PM
Location: Unit Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred on the Unit Block of S. New Street on Monday night. At approximately 8:58PM, a 22-year-old male victim that was delivering food to a location in that area was paid with a counterfeit $20 bill. Recognizing the bill was fake, he approached the suspect, who displayed a firearm and demanded the victim’s money. The suspect then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The victim was not physically harmed during the incident. The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 5’10”, with all dark clothing, and in his 20’s.
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