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Troopers Need Your Help Identifying This Man

Delaware State Police
Delaware State Police

Dover – The Delaware State Police Criminal Investigation Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to identify a burglary suspect, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said the male depicted in the photograph is a suspect in a burglary that occurred on Thursday, November 7, 2017 at approximately 1:48 a.m. at Melvin’s Service Center located at 1020 South State Street. The suspect gained entry to the business by smashing a window, said Jaffe. Once the suspect entered the business, an alarm was activated and the suspect immediately fled without obtaining any property.

The suspect is described as a black male with a beard wearing a dark colored coat, light colored pants, light colored sneakers, and gloves.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident or can identify the individual depicted in the surveillance photos, they are asked to please contact Detective J. Buzzuro at 302-698-8502. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at

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