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Burglary at Friendly’s Restaurant 7-23-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-18148

Date/Time:  Wednesday, July 22nd 2020 at 2:52AM

Location:  Friendly’s Restaurant, 318 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   Sergeant Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at the Friendly’s restaurant located at 318 North DuPont Highway.  The burglary occurred between 2:52AM and 3:00AM when a suspect broke a glass window with a hammer.  Once inside the business, the suspect removed a cash register drawer and threw it out of the window and then exiting the business through the broken window.  The suspect was then fled on foot in a southbound direction.  

The suspect is was wearing a white hood sweatshirt, a mask, blue jeans, and light colored shoes as seen in the surveillance image below.

Friendly’s Burglary suspect

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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.