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Burglary at Merle Norman Cosmetics 3-5-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-6384

Location:  Merle Norman Cosmetics, 1030 Forrest Avenue, Suite 113, Dover, DE

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


The Dover police Department is investigating a commercial burglary that occurred on Monday night.  At approximately 11:10PM, officers responded to the Merle Norman Cosmetics, located at 1030 Forrest Avenue (Gateway West Shopping Center).  An unknown suspect had broken the glass on the front door and to the side of the door to make entry.  Once inside, the suspect removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and ransacked the back office and break room area before fleeing.  

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.