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Delaware State Police Investigating Convenience Store Robbery- Dover


Date Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Dover- Delaware State Police are investigating a convenience store robbery that occurred early Thursday morning. 

On November 19, 2020, at approximately 12:17 a.m., troopers responded to Royal Farms located at 6 West Lebanon Road, Dover, for a robbery. The initial investigation revealed the suspect entered the business and placed a food order at the kiosk. He approached the front counter, advised the cashier he forgot his card to pay, and exited the business. A short time later, the suspect returned and approached the 20-year-old male cashier and demanded money. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the business and walking eastbound through the parking lot. No weapon was displayed during the robbery, and no one was injured. 

The suspect was described as a light-skin black male, approximately 40-years-old, approximately 5’5″, and stocky build. He was wearing a beanie-style hat, dark-colored jacket, and jeans. No surveillance footage is available.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Detective J. Buzzuro with Delaware State Police Troop 3 Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 302-698-8502 or emailing Jennifer.Buzzuro@delaware.gov. 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 .

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. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.

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