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Suspect Sought in Dover Guitar Heist

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By Mitra Zolfaghari

DOVER, Del.- Delaware State Police are looking for a suspect wanted for stealing a $1,500 guitar from a Dover music store.

The crime allegedly occurred on Aug. 14 at the Earle Teat Music store at 3098 North DuPont Highway, when the suspect began looking at guitars on the wall. Troopers said that while the store employee was helping another customer, the suspect grabbed a Gibson electric guitar and fled the store.

Police said that as the employee ran toward the door after hearing the alarm, he saw the suspect fleeing in a white SUV northbound on U.S. Route 13.

The suspect was described as a white male, between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-6, large build, and wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Paul Surowiec at (302) 741-2814 or by using the DSP Mobile Crime Tip Application at http://www.delaware.gov/apps/. Information can also be provided by the Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip through text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

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