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Armed Robbery at Dover Express



Incident Number: 50-21-34426

Date/Time:  Thursday, November 11th, 2021 at 7:33 p.m.

Location: Dover Express, 131 Saulsbury Road, 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 armed robbery that occurred at the Dover Express convenience store.  At approximately 7:33 p.m., an unknown black male suspect entered the business as an employee was closing it.  The suspect displayed a firearm and forced the employee behind the counter and took an undisclosed amount of cash from two register tills before shoving the employee and fleeing.  

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a black knit hat with a dreadlock wig, black glasses, a tan Dickies jacket, tan pants, and tan work boots.  The suspect was also riding a blue bicycle. The bicycle, tan jacket, and hat/wig were located nearby as officers searched for the suspect.  

The 40-year-old male victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent Campus for treatment of minor injuries.

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.