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Burglary at Dover Church of Christ

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Incident Number: 50-22-3882

Date/Time:  Sunday, February 6th, 2022 at approximately 3:40 a.m.

Location: Dover Church of Christ, 1156 S. Governors Avenue, 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 of Dover Church of Christ that occurred early Sunday morning.  Officers responded to the church located at 1156 South Governors Avenue  at approximately 3:02 p.m. when the burglary was discovered.  An unknown suspect broke the front glass door and entered the church.  While inside, they rummaged through several items, but it did not appear that anything was stolen.  Video surveillance showed a black male suspect enter the business wearing a yellow sweatshirt and black pants at approximately 3:40 a.m. and leaving nearly ten minutes later with a plastic bag.  

If you wish to provide information on this case or other criminal activity, please contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130.  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.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Dover Police Victim Services Unit is available to provide help and guidance.  You can contact the Victim Services Unit at 302-736-7134 or by email at: Diane.Glenn@cj.state.de.us

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