Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Dover (19901) – Delaware State Police are investigating the robbery of a Dover area McDonalds and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.
The incident occurred at approximately 5:07 p.m., Monday, February, 26, 2018, at the McDonalds, located at 1704 E. Lebanon Road. A black male suspect entered the business and approached the cash register. While at the cash register, the suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money from an employee. The employee turned over an undisclosed amount of cash prior to the suspect fleeing the business in the above pictured vehicle. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.
The suspect (pictured above) was described as a black male, 5’11”-6’00” tall, with brown eyes and black hair, wearing a light colored sweater, jeans, and displaying a handgun.
The Smyrna Police Department is also handling a similar incident that occurred on the same date, at approximately 4:18 p.m. in which a local area Walgreens was robbed. Information provided on the suspect in this case was similar to the suspect described in the McDonalds incident.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to please contact Troop 3 Criminal Investigative Unit, Detective B. Beck at (302) 698-8527.
Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe
Released: 030218 1949