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Residential Burglary on American Avenue 10-16-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-35931

Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 between 1:30PM-6:00PM

Location:  100 Block of North American Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred in the 100 Block of North American Avenue October 15th.  Sometime between 1:30PM and 6:00PM, an unknown suspect entered a residence by forcing open a rear door while the resident was not there.  Once inside, the suspect removed various jewelry and precious metal items 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.