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Man Arrested After Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend and Breaking Into Her Home 3-31-16

Complaint # 50-16-9861

Date/Time:   Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 8:04PM

Location:  Unit Block of Patriot Drive, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested 34-year-old Kevin Pearsall after he assaulted his estranged girlfriend and then broke into her home.  The incident began at 8:04PM when the victim was in a vehicle with Pearsall and during a disagreement, Pearsall strangled the victim.  The victim escaped and ran into her residence on Patriot Drive and locked the doors to the home.  Pearsall followed the victim and climbed a ladder to a 2nd floor window and and shattered it, making entry into the home.  Once inside, Pearsall assaulted the victim and took her cell phone and money.  Pearsall was arrested by responding patrol units without incident.  Kevin Pearsall was charged with the following offenses as a result of this incident:
-Burglary 2nd Degree
-Assault 3rd Degree
-Offensive Touching
-Criminal Mischief (2X)

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Kevin Pearsall
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