Date/Time: Sunday, April 21st, 2019 at 1:45PM
Location: Area of S. Queen Street and West Reed Street, Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
Dover Police are investigating a strong-arm robbery that occurred on Sunday afternoon in the area of S. Queen Street and West Reed Street. At approximately 1:45PM, a 31-year-old male victim was walking in that area when he was approached by a female. The woman was described as being a black female with red pants and a white shirt with black stripes. The female suspect asked the man for a small sum of money. When the male victim pulled out his wallet, five black male suspects began to assault the victim and steal his wallet. The suspects then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Th victim refused medical treatment following the incident.
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.