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Suspect Sought in Overnight Burglary

Incident Number: 50-22-33683

Date/Time:  Monday, October 31, 2022, at 3:26 a.m.

Location: 100 block of Old Forge Drive, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Monday, October 31, in the 100 block of Old Forge Drive. At approximately 3:26 a.m., a 31-year-old female woke up to a tall slim build male, wearing all black standing in her bedroom doorway. The victim alerted her husband who called 911 and left the residence with his wife and children to wait for police. When Dover Police arrived, they checked the house for the suspect however they were unable to locate him. It was determined that the suspect removed a cell phone and two laptops from the residence before leaving.

There is no additional suspect information is available at this time.

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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Dover Police Victim Services Unit is available to provide help and guidance.  You can contact the Victim Services Unit at 302-736-7134 or by email at: Diane.Glenn@cj.state.de.us

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