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Residential Burglary on Holmes Street 12-26-2019

Incident Number: 50-19-40925

Date/Time:  See Narrative

Location:  100 Block of Holmes Street, 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 Holmes Street. The incident occurred between 9:00PM on December 23rd and 1:04PM on December 24th.  While the home was vacant during that period, an unknown suspect entered the residence through a rear window and removed suitcases full of clothing and shoes from the residence and fled in an unknown direction.  

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.