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Arrest Made in October 27th 7-11 Robbery

The Dover Police Department arrested Alphonzo Barlow (54) in connection with the 7-11 armed robbery that occurred on October 27th, 2020.  Barlow (suspect 1 in original release), was identified by detectives during the investigation and arrested without incident on October 28th.  Barlow was charged with Robbery 1st Degree and Conspiracy 2nd Degree.  Barlow was released on an unsecured bond on both charges.

The second suspect is still at large at this time.

Alphonzo Barlow
Age: 54
Dover, DE















Incident Number: 50-20-27651

Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 at 11:56 p.m.

Location:  7-11, 654 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the 7-11 store on North DuPont Highway on Tuesday night.  At approximately 11:56 p.m., two male suspects entered the business with one suspect demanding cash from an employee while displaying a handgun.  The employee the suspects an undisclosed amount of cash and both fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The suspects were described as:
Suspect 1: Black male, brown knit hat, a mask, tan coveralls or tan coat with tan pants, and black shoes.

Suspect 2: Black male, black face covering, green head covering, blue jacket, blue jeans, and brown shoes/boots.


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 is possible for information leading to an arrest.