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Dollar General Burglary

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Incident Number: 50-22-6268

Date/Time:  Monday, February 28th, 2022 at 6:27 a.m.

Location: Dollar General, 282 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 at a Dollar General store at 282 South DuPont Highway.  The incident occurred at approximately 6:27 a.m. when an unknown male suspect broke a front glass door to the business with a hammer.  The suspect then entered and attempted to steal tobacco products from a locked case.  After failing to gain entry to the tobacco items, the suspect stole multiple containers of laundry detergent before fleeing.  The suspect was wearing a black jacket, navy blue sweatshirt, grey pants, and red and white shoes.  The suspect was also riding a teal colored bicycle.

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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