Attempted Robbery at Royal Farms

Incident Number:  50-23-41150

Date/Time: Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at 11:54 p.m.

Location: Royal Farms, 295 South DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email:

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred at Royal Farms late Wednesday night. The investigation began when Dover Police Department received a call for a robbery at the store at 11:54 p.m. Officers responded and contacted the victim(an employee), a 22-year-old male of Dover. The victim advised that a black male wearing a mask and a black beanie entered the store and demanded the victim turn over cigarettes without paying for them. The suspect then threatened the victim and a manager intervened, at which time the suspect left in a black Jeep with unknown registration. There are currently no leads at this time. 

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 ; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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