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Assault on Fulton Street 4-18-16

Complaint # 50-16-11971

Date/Time:   Sunday, April 17th at 2:04AM

Location:  300 Block of Fulton Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating an assault that occurred early Sunday morning in the 300 Block of Fulton Street.  At approximately 2:04AM, a suspect entered the 20-year-old victim’s residence during a small gathering, uninvited.  When the victim told the suspect to leave the residence, the suspect struck the victim in the back of the head with a handgun and then fled the residence.  The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for treatment of a laceration to his head.  The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)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 on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App