Incident #: 50-14-17333 Date/Time: Friday, July 4th, 2125 PM
Location: New Castle Ave (Basketball courts) Capitol Green Development, Dover De
On Friday July 4, 2014 at 2125 hours victim was walking in the area of New Castle Ave near the basketball courts when he was confronted by an unknown black male. The suspect asked the victim what his problem was and began striking the victim with his hands in the area of his head. During the assault a large group of unknown males that were in the area also engaged in the assault and struck the victim numerous more times. During the course of the assault the suspects went through the victims pockets stealing cash, an earring, and sneakers belonging to the victim. The victim managed to escape the area and call 911. The description of one suspect is a young black male between 15-17 years of age. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to call 302-736-7111. 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 on-line at www.tipsubmit.com.
Officer releasing this information
Lt. David E. Spicer