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Man Robbed on Pear Street 1-28-2021

Incident Number: 50-21-2475

Date/Time:  Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 at 7:36 p.m.

Location: Rear Alley in the 600 Block of Pear Street, 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 on Wednesday evening in the rear alley of the 600 Block of Pear Street.  A male victim agreed to meet one of the suspects through a social app.  When he met the man on Whatcoat Drive, he was with two other men.  The victim agreed to drive them to Pear Street.  When they stopped in the rear alley of Pear Street, the three suspects assaulted the victim and removed his car keys, wallet, cell phone, and glasses.  The suspects then fled in the vehicle (since recovered) belonging to the victim.  

The victim suffered minor facial injuries and was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for treatment.  The suspects were only described as black males.

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.