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Friday, June 29, 2012

Delmar Homeowner Assaulted After Shed Break In

30000 block of Providence Church Road, Delmar, DE

Date of Occurrence:
Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 11:50 p.m.

22 year old Delmar man

White male, 25-35 years of age, 6’0”-6’2” tall, 170-190 lbs, average build. Last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and dark colored pants.

Delmar-Troopers are investigating the Burglary to a shed that has left a Delmar homeowner injured after confronting the suspect.

The incident occurred on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at approximately 11:50 p.m. as the 22 year old male homeowner was standing outside of his house when he noticed that the door to his shed had been tampered with and opened. As he went to check on the shed he observed a suspect running across his yard. The homeowner jumped on an ATV and chased the subject, cornering him at the edge of the property. A physical struggle ensued, with the suspect knocking the victim to the ground and then struck the victim in the head with an unknown type blunt object. The suspect then fled on foot into a wooded area. The 22 year old victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released with minor injuries from the assault.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Troop 4 Property Crimes Detectives at 302-856-5850 Extension #2 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Information may also be provided via the internet at

Send an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

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