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Dover Store Robbed by Man Wearing Clown Mask

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DOVER, Del.- Dover police are looking for a man they say was wearing a clown mask during the Tuesday night robbery of Kirkland's home store at 1033 N. DuPont Highway. 

It happened shortly before 9 p.m. Police said that just before the robbery, store employees found an unknown male suspect in the stockroom.  The suspect was escorted out by store employees at that time.  The suspect then returned wearing a clown mask and had his hand in a bag as if he were armed an demanded cash from the employees, according to police.

The employees complied and the suspect then locked the employees in a back room and told them to wait 15 minutes before contacting police.  The suspect then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.  

Police said detectives are currently working to obtain quality surveillance images of the suspect.  

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous.  Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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