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Two Juveniles Arrested for Robbery 1-5-21

Incident Number: 50-21-290

Date/Time:  Monday, January 4th, 2021 at 6:44 p.m.

Location: 910 Whatcoat Drive, Dover, DE (Whatcoat Apartments)

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

The Dover Police Department arrested two juvenile males following the robbery of a food delivery driver.  The driver was making a delivery to the 910 building on Whatcoat Drive when a suspect answered the door with a handgun,  At that time, other suspects took money and food from the driver and closed the door to the apartment.  The driver then notified police.  Officers were able to identify a 14 and 15-year old suspect in the case and took them into custody without incident after locating them during a search of the area.  

Both suspects were charged with the following offenses:
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

The 14-year-old was released on a $51,000 unsecured bond.  The 15-year-old was committed to Stevenson House on a $51,000 secured bond.