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Burglary at The Artful Barber 2-24-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-6195

Date/Time:  Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 at 11:12PM

Location:  The Artful Barber, 301 West Loockerman Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred on Saturday night at a local barber shop.  Officers on patrol in the area were contacted by a passerby who advised them that it appeared a door to The Artful Barber was open.  Officers checked and discovered that the door was forced open and had damage to the door frame.  Officers cleared the business and made contact with the owner who responded to the scene.  During a check of the business it was discovered that approximately 36 sets of hair clippers were stolen and most of the storage drawers in the business had been disturbed.  

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.