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Dover Man Arrested After Robbing Woman in Parking Lot

Incident Number: 50-21-20221

Date/Time:  Monday, July 12th, 2021 at 4:56 a.m.

Location: Parking Lot of 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 arrested a 49-year-old Dover man after robbing a woman in the parking lot of a 7-11 on N. DuPont Highway.  Officers responded to the store at approximately 4:56 a.m. where they contacted a 58-year-old female from Brooklyn, NY.  The victim told officers that the suspect brandished a silver handgun and demanded that she throw her cell phone underneath of a nearby car.  The suspect then demanded cash from the victim and she complied.  The suspect then fled on a bicycle in a southbound direction.  After receiving the description of the suspect, officers checked the area and located Timothy Jarvis in the area of N. DuPont Highway, south of Townsend Boulevard.  Jarvis was taken into custody without incident and committed to SCI on a $65,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Possession of a Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm By Person Prohibited
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon

Timothy Jarvis
Age: 49
Dover, DE