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Robbery at Forrest Avenue Valero Gas Station 10-30-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-34497

Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 9:43PM

Location:  Valero Gas Station, 1358 Forrest Avenue, 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 9:43PM, two suspects entered the Valero gas station located at 1358 Forrest Avenue.  Once inside, the suspects displayed a black handgun and demanded money and tobacco products.  The victim complied and then fled on foot toward the WAWA on Route 8 for help.  The suspects fled the business with an undisclosed amount of cash and merchandise in an unknown direction. 

The suspects were described as being two black males, wearing dark clothing, and face masks.

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.