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Burglary at Carter’s Clothing Store 8-22-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-26669

Date/Time:  Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 at 3:11AM

Location:  Carter’s, 1574 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at the Carter’s children’s clothing store.  The incident occurred at approximately 3:11AM when an unknown suspect used a large rock to break a front window to the business.  Once inside, the suspect removed several clothing items and fled.  Arriving officers located a vehicle in the Cedar Chase Apartment complex with an alarm going off and an unknown subject running from it.  Some children’s clothing items were found inside of the trunk which was left unsecured.  The vehicle was towed to the Dover Police Department for further processing.  

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.