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Burglary at Verizon Retailer on Bay Road 1-25-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-2324

Date/Time:   Thursday, January 24th, 2019 at 2:38AM

 Location:   Verizon Store, 580 Bay Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at a Verizon Wireless Retailer on Thursday morning.  Officers responded to the store located at 580 Bay Road at approximately 2:38AM for an alarm.  Upon arrival, officers observed that the front door glass had been shattered and three cell phones had been stolen from display.  Based on surveillance footage (unavailable for release), the suspect was a skinny black male wearing blue jeans, black jacket with a grey hood, and white shoes.

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