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Attempted Robbery at Royal Farms

Incident Number: 50-21-30030

Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 at 12:14 a.m.

Location: Royal Farms, 295 S. 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 an attempted robbery that occurred at a Royal Farms convenience store.  At approximately 12:14 a.m. on October 5th, a suspect entered the store located at 295 S. DuPont Highway and approached the cashier.  The suspect acted as if he had a handgun and demanded money from the register.  After the cashier refused, the suspect fled on foot in a southbound direction.  The suspect is a white male with blonde eyebrows.  The suspect is also shown below in a photo obtained from surveillance footage.

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.