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Burglary at NAPA Auto

Incident Number:  50-23-12516

Date/Time: Sunday, April 23, 2023 at 1:30 a.m.

Location: Napa Auto Parts, 29 South West Street Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred early Sunday morning at Napa Auto Parts.  The investigation began at approximately 1:30 a.m. Sunday, when Dover Police received a call for a burglary alarm at the business. Officers responded and the ensuing investigation revealed that the suspect entered the building by damaging a window. Once inside, the suspect removed an undisclosed amount of money and left the store prior to officer’s arrival. The suspect is described as a male wearing dark clothing. 

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to 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 www.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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