The burglar got into the house through a basement window

Dover Police Department spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said his department is probing a residential burglary

Hoffman said the break-in took place between 7 a.m. Oct. 17 and 9 p.m. Oct. 19 at a home in the 900 block of Lincoln Street.

The burglar got into the home through a basement window, and once inside took a safe containing cash.

Police are continuing their investigation; anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Dover police at 736-7111. Tips may be left anonymously.

Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333, online at or through the Dover Police Department MyPD app.