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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.


Troopers Investigating Armed Robbery-Dover


Date Posted: Monday, October 7th, 2019

Dover- The Delaware State Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a Dollar General store last evening.

The incident occurred on October 6, 2019 at approximately 7:40 p.m., when Troopers responded to the Dollar General store located at 250 Gateway South Boulevard, Dover, for a report of a robbery.  Upon arrival, Troopers met with a female employee who advised that a male suspect approached the counter, removed a knife from his sweatshirt, pointed it at her and demanded money.  The employee opened the registered when the suspect grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash, threatened to kill the employee and then fled the scene.  The employee was not injured as a result of this incident.

The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 6’00” tall, wearing a hooded sweatshirt, dark colored pants and armed with a knife.  The suspect fled the area on foot towards the Food Lion.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Troop 3, Criminal Investigations Unit, Detective Buzzuro at 302-697-4454. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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 Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@delaware.gov.

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Released: 100719 0950

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