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Elderly Man Robbed in Parking Lot of The Depot

Incident Number: 50-20-9117

Date/Time:  Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 11:42AM

Location:   Parking Lot of The Depot, 595 Forrest Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery of an 87-year-old man that occurred on Thursday.  At approximately 11:42AM, officers responded to The Depot for a report of a robbery.  Officer learned that a black male suspect pinned the 87-year-old man against his vehicle and forcibly removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the victim.

No injuries were reported.

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.