Dover man charged in several armed robberies

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

DOVER, Del. (WPVI) -- The Dover Police Department has arrested 21 year-old Jeff Tolson in connection with three robberies and two attempted robberies.

Authorities say they caught up with Tolson Tuesday night after a reported armed robbery at the 7-Eleven at the Hamlet Shopping Center.

They say Tolson acted as a lookout while two armed men robbed the store.

All three men ran off but, officers caught up with them near Whatcoat Drive.

The suspects, including Tolson, were positively identified by several people who witnesses the robbery.

Tolson is now charged with two counts of first degree robbery, three counts of attempted first degree robbery, conspiracy and possession of a firearm during commission of a felony.