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Burglary at Country Eatery

Incident Number:  50-23-30751

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 20th, 2023 at 3:53 a.m.

Location: Country Eatery, 950 North State 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 at the County Eatery early Wednesday morning. The investigation began when officers were called to the business at 3:53 a.m. for an alarm. Officers responded and noticed that a suspect had forced entry in the building by damaging the front door. Officers entered the business and checked for suspects with negative results.  The ensuing investigation revealed that the suspect entered the business, and once inside, stole a cash register then fled the scene. There is no suspect description available at this time.

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.

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