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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigate Liquor Store Robbery

Date Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016

Presented By Public Information Officer Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale 

Dover, DE- Delaware State Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Dover area liquor store that occurred late last night.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident occurred on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at approximately 10:53 p.m., as two male suspects entered the Village Package Store, located at 1614 S. Governors Avenue, Dover. One of the suspects displayed an unknown make and model handgun and confronted a male clerk. He then demanded cash. The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to him. Both suspects then removed several bottles of alcohol from display before exiting the store and fleeing in an unknown direction. There were no injuries.

The first suspect was described as a black male. He was 5’07” tall, weighed approximately 150 lbs, and was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. He was also armed with an unknown type of gun.

The second suspect was also a black male. He was 5’09” tall, weighed 170 lbs., and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark colored jeans.

This incident remains under investigation. There is no further physical or clothing description of the suspects available at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective Ryan White at 302-698-8429. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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