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Suspect Wanted After Robbery Of Elderly Dover Woman

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DOVER, Del. - Police in Dover say they are investigating the robbery of an elderly woman.

Dover Police say on Thursday afternoon, a 71-year-old woman was sitting on her porch on North Governor's Avenue, when a black male walked up and demanded money and personal items. According to the report, the woman refused before the suspect pushed the victim, and grabbed her blue leather purse from her hands.

Police say the purse held personal belongings and an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is reportedly described as a black male, in his 20's, tall and thin, wearing a blue hat and a gray hooded sweatshirt. The victim says she has seen the suspect in the neighborhood before, but isn't sure who he is.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Dover Police at 302-736-7111, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, or the Tip Submit website. www.tipsubmit.com

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