Incident Number: 50-21-30041
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 at 2:33 a.m.
Location: KFC, 233 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 a burglary that occurred on Tuesday morning at a Kentucky Fired Chicken restaurant. At 2:33 a.m., officers responded to the KFC restaurant at 233 S. DuPont Highway for an alarm activation. Arriving officers observed that the drive-thru window was broken. Video surveillance showed that a male suspect entered the business after breaking the window with a hammer and proceeded to damage cash registers and a safe with the hammer. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect was wearing a dark colored jacket with rectangular stitching on the back with a light-colored hood, dark pants, and gloves.
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.