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Save-A-Lot Armed Robbery 7-25-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-23351

Date/Time:  Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 at 8:50PM

Location: Save-A-Lot Grocery Store, 650 S. Bay Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Save-A-Lot grocery store on Wednesday night.  At approximately 8:50PM, a suspect entered the business displaying a black handgun and demanded cash from an employee.  The employee complied and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspect was last seen running across S. Bay Road and into the parking lot of the Blue Hen Corporate Center in a northeast direction.  

The suspect was described as a black male in his twenties, wearing an opaque face mask, sark blue Polo brand hooded sweatshirt (red Polo horse on chest), dark pants, and black shoes with a white sole.

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.