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Assault on Lamplighter Lane

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-19215

Date/Time:  June 11,2016 at 2:34PM

Location:   Common Area on Lamplighter Lane, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is seeking assistance from the public on an assault case from June 11th, 2016.  At approximately 2:34PM, the victim was in the common area of Lamplighter Lane and was assaulted by an unknown suspect.  The victim sustained multiple facial fractures and lacerations as a result.  The suspect was described as being a black male, heavy-set, wearing a brown bandana on his face, white t-shirt, black pants, and having a large nose.  The suspect fled on foot towards Independence Blvd, and then towards Walker Road.  The suspect may also be linked to a tan SUV that was seen fleeing the area as well.

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