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Arrest Made in Check-N-Go Robbery 7-18-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-22246

Date/Time:  Monday, July 15th, 2019 at 4:49PM

Location: Check N Go, 283 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 

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


The Dover Police Department has made an arrest in a robbery of a Check-N-Go located at 283 N. DuPont Highway in Dover.  The incident occurred on July 15th, 2019 at approximately 4:49PM, when Deandre Bennett entered the business and demanded money from a clerk while pointing a black handgun at them.  Detectives were quickly able to identify the suspect as Bennett from surveillance footage and obtained a warrant for him.  On July 17th, 2019, officers observed Bennett and stopped him while operating a vehicle.  Bennett fled on foot but was captured a short time later and committed to SCI on $42,500 cash bond on the following charges:
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon

Deandre Bennett