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Dover Teens Arrested For Robery

Incident Number:  50-24-24080

Date/Time: Sunday, June 9th, 2024 at 6:12 p.m.

Location: Pathway off of Mifflin Road/South of Forrest Ave, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: The Dover Police Department has arrested a 16-year-old male, and a 17-year-old male, both of Dover, on robbery and related charges following an incident Sunday evening. The investigation began at 6:12 p.m., when Dover Police Department received a call for a robbery that had occurred on a walking path off of Mifflin Road, south of Forrest Avenue. Officers responded and contacted the victim who advised that as he was walking on the path, he was approached by two suspects and one displayed a handgun. The suspects demanded the victim turn over several items and he complied. The suspects then left the area.

While canvasing the area, officers located both suspects walking in the Village of Westover park area. Officers contacted them, however they both ran on foot, and were eventually taken into custody. Officers located a loaded Glock 19 handgun in the path where the suspects ran. Both suspects were transported to Dover Police Department where they were processed and arraigned.

Both suspects were committed to Stevenson House Detention Facility on $56,000 cash bail on the following charges:
-Robbery First Degree
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
-Possession of a Firearm/Ammo by a Person Prohibited (2x)
-Conspiracy Second Degree
-Resisting Arrest

Both suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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