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Dover Police Investigating Robbery in Simon Circle Neighborhood 5-6-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-13638

Date/Time:  Sunday, May 5th, 2019 at 9:24PM

Location: 800 Block of West North Street, Dover, DE

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


Dover Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the Simon Circle neighborhood on Sunday night.  At approximately 9:24PM, a 16-year-old male was walking to a family member’s residence in the 800 Block of West North Street from the Royal Farms convenience store.  The victim was approached by 3 juvenile black male suspects.  The suspects punched/kicked the suspect and one suspect held a knife to the victim, causing minor cuts to his face, chest, and arms.  The victim was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment for his wounds.  The suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of cash they removed from the victim.

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.