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Suspect Sought Following Walgreen’s Robbery

Incident Number: 50-21-12058

Date/Time:  Sunday, May 2nd, 2021 at 1:05 a.m.

Location: Walgreen’s, 1001 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is seeking a suspect in connection with a Sunday morning robbery that occurred at a Walgreen’s store.  At approximately 1:05 a.m. on May 2nd, Kyle Batson (22) entered the business and approached a cashier.  Batson demanded cigarettes and told the cashier that he had a gun.  The suspect obtained 1 packs of Newport cigarettes and fled from the business.  Batson was identified as the suspect based on surveillance footage.

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.