Incident Number: 50-23-35007
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 24th, 2023 at 7:08 p.m.
Location: Sam’s Club, 1572 North DuPont Highway 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 an armed carjacking that occurred Tuesday evening. The investigation began when officers were called to Sam’s Club at 7:11 p.m. for the report of an armed carjacking. Officers responded and contacted the victim, a 26-year-old male of Magnolia, who advised that he was approached by two black males in the parking lot of Sam’s Club, one of which was armed with a handgun. The suspects demanded the victim turn over property, including the victim’s car keys, and he complied. One suspect fled in the victim’s vehicle, which is a 2019 Dodge Charger Scat Pack with Delaware Registration 223742. The second suspect fled in a white four door sedan with window tint. Officers check the area for the vehicles and suspects with negative results.
Suspect 1 is described as a skinny black male, approximately 5’6″-5’7″, wearing a black ski mask, dark clothing, with a white scarf with a plaid design armed with a handgun.
Suspect 2 is described as a skinny black male approximately 6’1″ – 6’2″, with no clothing description provided.
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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