Clerk robbed at gunpoint at Red Roof Inn

DOVER — Two black male suspects robbed a Red Roof Inn clerk at gunpoint Thursday morning, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said.

The incident at 652 N. DuPont Highway occurred at approximately 4:26 a.m., authorities said, when the suspects entered the business and told the clerk they wanted to rent a room. One of the suspects pointed a handgun at the clerk while the second suspect jumped over the counter and removed cash from the register before fleeing the area, police said.

Police asked anyone with information to call 736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or online at

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