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Home Invasion Willis Road 4-18-16

Complaint # 50-16-12058

Date/Time:   Sunday, April 17th, 2016 at 10:30PM

Location:  100 Block of Willis Road, Dover, DE

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 Willis Road on Sunday night.  At approximately 10:30PM, 4-5 suspects entered a residence and threatened three occupants with handguns.  A 49-year-old male was assaulted and suffered a minor laceration to his forehead during the incident.  The suspects fled the home with an undisclosed amount of cash from the residence.  The vicitm was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for treatment of his injury.

This incident occurred prior to the 2nd Home Invasion in the same block of Willis Road.  Updated information has been added to the release that was issued prior to this incident.

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