Dial 911 for Emergency

Man Robbed in Parking Lot of Planet Fitness on Friday Night



Incident Number: 50-21-32202

Date/Time:  Friday, October 22, 2021 at 11:46 p.m.

Location: Parking Lot of Planet Fitness, 1005 N. State Street, 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 robbery that occurred in the parking lot of Planet Fitness on Friday night.  At approximately 11:46 p.m., a 21-year-old male was walking in the parking lot of the business when approached by two male suspects wearing ski masks.  One suspect was armed with a black handgun as they both demanded the victim’c belongings.  The suspect took the victim’s wallet, car keys, jewelry, and a cell phone.  When the victim ran inside the business to call police, the suspects stole the victim’s vehicle.  The vehicle is a black 2019 Honda Accord with Maryland tags: 1DW9276.

The suspects were described as two black males.  One suspect was wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt and the second was wearing all black.

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.