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Police Investigate Robbery in Dover

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DOVER, Del.- The Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery in a south Dover area neighborhood that left two people injured.
 
Police say it happened around 12:35 p.m.  Sunday on Samuel Paynter Drive in Rodney Village. 

According to police, a 31-year-old man advised that he assists the property management in the Rodney Village neighborhood with cleaning up trash on the streets. He told police a 16-year-old teenager was helping him when several suspects confronted them. 

Police say the suspects began assaulting the two men, punching them several times causing them to fall to the ground. 

Police say the suspects took the 31-year-old man's cell phone and then left the area in a north direction toward the Alder Park Apartments. 
 
The suspects were described as black men, approximately 16-17 years of age. There is no further physical or clothing description available.
 
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Troop 3 Major Crimes Unit at 302-697-4454.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

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