Victim Escapes From ATM Robbery, Suspect Captured


Dover – The Dover Police Department has arrested a 19-year-old Dover man after he allegedly robbed a victim at a drive-thru ATM, located at 3 Loockerman Street, Dover in Dover, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.


Hoffman said that the incident occurred when Christopher Houck approached a 35-year-old man who was in the drive-thru ATM lane at PNC Bank on Loockerman Street and demanded the victim’s cash and vehicle at knife-point. The victim drove away, leaving cash in the ATM dispenser and dialed 911.

When police arrived on scene, they located Houck based on the description provided by the victim, and took him into custody without incident, according to Hoffman. Houck was committed to JTVCC in default of $50,000 secured bond on Robbery 1st Degree and Possession of a Deadly Weapon During Commission of a Felony.

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