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KFC Burglary

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.