Dover Police Seeking Suspect Who Stole Children’s Clothing


The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at the Carter’s children’s clothing store, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffman said the incident occurred at approximately 3:11 AM when an unknown suspect used a large rock to break a front window to the business. Once inside, the suspect removed several clothing items and fled.

Arriving officers located a vehicle in the Cedar Chase Apartment complex with an alarm going off and an unknown subject running from it. Some children’s clothing items were found inside of the trunk which was left unsecured. The vehicle was towed to the Dover Police Department for further processing.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous.

About Staff Writer

First State Update's Delaware editorial team covers New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County breaking news, political news, and general news stories. We bring the reader the latest news from the Wilmington, Newark, Dover, Rehoboth Beach and all point in between. If you have news to share, email us at

View all posts by Staff Writer →