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Friendly’s Restaurant Burglary

Incident Number: 50-21-29111

Date/Time:  Sunday, September 26th, 2021 at 5:10 a.m.

Location: Friendly’s Restaurant, 318 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 is investigating a burglary that occurred on Sunday morning at a Friendly’s restaurant.  At 8:08 a.m., officers responded to the Friendly’s restaurant at 318 N. DuPont Highway for a report of a burglary.  Arriving officers were notified by the manager that a window to the business was broken.  Video surveillance showed a male suspect break the walk up order window and make entry.  Once inside, the suspect attempted to gain access to the safe but was unsuccessful, and eventually took the whole safe from the business and fled.  The suspect was described as a black male wearing a black jacket with a gray sweatshirt under it, and black pants

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111.  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.