Man robbed in Home Depot parking lot

Home Depot, 801 N. DuPont Highway, Dover
Home Depot, 801 N. DuPont Highway, Dover

DOVER, DELAWARE (7/19/2016) A man taking a break from work was assaulted and robbed in the parking lot of the Home Depot store at 801 N. DuPont Highway (U.S. 13), Dover police reported today.

The incident happened about 2:20 a.m. Saturday as the victim was on break from a nearby business and was listening to music on a headset as he walked.

He was struck from behind and his wallet and Bluetooth headset were taken by the two male robbers, who then fled, Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 302-736-7130.

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