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Home Invasion on S. New Street 11-13-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-37992

Date/Time:  Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 8:33PM

Location:   Unit Block of South New Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a home invasion with shots fired in the Unit Block of S. New Street.  The incident occurred at approximately 8:33PM, when an unknown black male suspect fired two shots into the front door of a residence, then kicked the door open. Once inside the home, the suspect pointed the gun at the 29-year-old female victim and demanded cash.  The victim complied and gave an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspect who then fled in an unknown direction.

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