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Royal Farms Robbery 1-26-2021

Incident Number: 50-21-2267

Date/Time:  Monday, January 25th, 2021 at 11:24 p.m.

Location: Royal Farms, 293 Saulsbury Road, 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 a robbery that occurred at the Royal Farms on Saulsbury Road on Monday night.  At approximately 11:24 p.m., officers responded to the store and contacted a 23-year-old male employee/victim.  The employee advised officers that a male suspect entered the store and asked for two packs of cigarettes and demanded all of the money in the register.  The suspect had his hand inside of a hooded sweatshirt pocket and the employee believed him to be armed.  The suspect fled eastbound on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash from the business.

The suspect was described by the employee as a black male wearing a gray Nike hooded sweatshirt, blue faded jeans, white and red sneakers, and a multi-color face mask.

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.