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Home Invasion on Spruance Road 10-13-15

Complaint # 50-15-30298

Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 2:40AM

Location:   1oo Block of Spruance Road

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department is investigating a home invasion that occurred in the 100 Block of Spruance Road.  On Tuesday, October 13th at 2:40AM, two unknown suspects entered the residence after forcing open the locked front door.  Once inside, the suspects fired a gun six times, striking the walls and a couch in the home.  The victim stated that one suspect chased him throughout the home, before fleeing out the back door with the other suspect.  The suspects were described as two black males, with unknown height/weight or clothing.  The victim did not suffer any physical injuries.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (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 http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App.