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Seaford Grotto Pizza Employees, Customers Catch Robbery Suspect

Posted: Jul 11, 2017 11:15 AM Updated:
Michael J. Dorman Michael J. Dorman

SEAFORD, Del.- A man accused of robbing Grotto Pizza in Seaford didn't get very far after being stopped in his tracks by the restaurant's employees and customers. 

Michael J. Dorman, 33, is charged with second-degree robbery, wearing a disguise during the commission of a felony and criminal mischief over $1,000. 

Seaford police said the incident happened at around 5:30 p.m. Monday. According to police, Dorman walked into the restaurant, located on Sussex Highway, with a T-shirt covering his face and demanded two employees hand over money from the cash register. 

Investigators said Dorman then grabbed the cash register and ran out of Grotto Pizza with employees and customers in pursuit. The employees and customers were able to catch Dorman in the north side parking lot and held him until officers arrived to take him into custody, police said. 

Following his arrest on the aforementioned charges, Dorman was ordered held in the Department Of Corrections in lieu of $7,500 cash bond.

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