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Home Invasion in Capital Green 11-19-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-38469

Date/Time:   Sunday, November 18th between 1:00AM-1:20AM

Location:   400 Block of East Water Street, 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 Capital Green neighborhood on Sunday morning.  Between 1:00AM-1:20AM, six unknown black male suspects entered the front door of a residence in the 400 Block of East Water Street with handguns, demanding items.  The suspects ransacked the residence while inside.  Two of the suspects also struck a 57-year-old male victim in the back of the head with a handgun, causing a laceration.  The suspects then removed cash and a gold chain from the victim before fleeing.  

The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital and received treatment for his injuries.

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