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Armed Robbery at 7-11 2-20-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-5184

Date/Time:   Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 5:57AM

 Location:  7-11, 449 S. New Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an early morning robbery that occurred at a 7-11 store, located at 449 S. New Street.  The incident occurred when a male suspect entered the store and displayed a firearm.  The suspect demanded the clerk to place money in a black book-bag.  Prior to the suspect fleeing, he struck the clerk in the head with the cash drawer and threatened the clerk.  The clerk did not suffer any injuries.  

The suspect was described as being a male, with a black coat, blue jeans, and a light-colored face mask to conceal his identity 


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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.