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Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery of Dover Hotel

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DOVER, Del.– Dover police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with the early Wednesday morning armed robbery of the Super Lodge hotel at 246 North DuPont Highway.

Police said that at around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, a male suspect followed the 79-year-old male clerk into the hotel office where he produced a knife and demanded money from the clerk. Investigators said the clerk then grabbed the knife and struggled with the suspect, who strangled the clerk until he turned over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then fled from the hotel and across Route 13, where a witness observed him get on a bike in the parking lot of the Windswept Copy/Print business and ride northbound.

Witnesses described the suspect as approximately 6-foot-1 and approximately 200 pounds. He may have been wearing orange gloves, a white shirt covering part of his face and gray pants. No further description was available.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302) 736-7111 or call the Delaware Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-Tip-3333 or go online at http://www.tipsubmit.com.

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