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Dover Post
  • Dover woman, 91, robbed inside apartment

  • Dover Police are looking for a woman who forced a 91-year-old woman into giving her money at knifepoint.
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  • Dover Police are looking for a woman who forced a 91-year-old woman into giving her money at knifepoint. The robbery took place at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 13, in the Dover Country Club apartment complex, said police spokesman Lt. Daniel McKeown. The suspect, described as a black woman, met the victim inside the hallway of her apartment building and forced her inside her apartment, McKeown said. Once inside, the suspect armed herself with a kitchen knife and demanded money, which the victim handed over. The suspect then fled eastbound on foot. She is between 20 and 30 years of age, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall with a thin build, and was wearing blue jeans with a pattern on the front and a bright red/orange bandanna over her head, McKeown said. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Dover Police Department by calling 736-7111; callers may remain anonymous. Tips also may be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or online at www.tipsubmit.com. NOTE: Information for this story, as originally released, identified the incorrect apartment complex. The information above is correct.

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