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Burglary at Delaware Auto Body 8-15-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-25845

Date/Time:  Thursday, August 15th, 2019 at 12:32AM

Location: Delaware Auto Body, 1011 Bay Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at Delaware Auto Body on Bay Road.  The incident occurred at approximately 12:32AM when the owner received an alert on his cell phone.  When he drove to the business to check, a black male suspect fled from the business into the Capital Park neighborhood.  The suspect had forced entry into the business through a set of doors and rummaged through items in the business 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.