18-year-old man robbed at gunpoint in Dover

Maple Lane in Dover (Photo: Google maps)
Maple Lane in Dover (Photo: Google maps)

DOVER, DELAWARE (1/5/2016) An 18-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint while walking on a Dover street early today, city police said.

The crime was reported at 12:12 a.m. on Maple Lane, just south of Delaware Avenue.

The robber pointed a small handgun at the victim and demanded money, fleeing with the man’s wallet and cellphone.

He was described as a black male, about 5-feet-8 with thin build. He was wearing a dark jacket with denim chest pockets.

Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman asked anyone with information to call police at 302-736-7111.

Tips also may be submitted anonymously through Delaware Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards, at 800-847-3333 or www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.