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Three Businesses Affected by Burglary Attempts

Incident Number: 50-20-8604

Date/Time:  Between 8:15PM on 3/13/20 and 6:35AM on 3/14/20

Location:  See Narrative

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an incident where one store was burglarized and two others were attempted to be broken into.  At 6:46AM officers responded to Weight Watchers at 283 N. DuPont Highway for a reported burglary.  Employees reported to officers that the back storage room was ransacked and that a FitBit was stolen from the business. There was damage to a rear door where the suspect gained entry as well.

Neighboring businesses, Sally Beauty Supply and ATI Physical Therapy, also had damage to the rear doors of their businesses, but the suspect(s) did not make entry.  

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.