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Armed Robbery at Valero Gas Station 10-16-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-33069

Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 9:17PM

Location:  Valero Gas Station, 530 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of a gas station that occurred on Tuesday night.  At approximately 9:17PM, an unknown white male suspect entered the Valero gas station located at 530 N. DuPont Highway.  Once inside, the suspect displayed a black handgun and demanded money.  The victim complied and the suspect fled the business with an undisclosed amount of cash toward the area of Chatham Cove on foot. 

The suspect was described as a white male, wearing all black with a cloth wrapped around his face.

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.