The incident occurred at approximately 1:35 a.m. Saturday May 28, 2016 in the 20000 block of Mrs Catherine Lane, as a 28-year-old female was sleeping in the living room with her three sons, ages 9, 8, and 5. The female woke to an unknown black male standing over her armed with an unknown type handgun. The male order her to go into another room, but the victim refused and at that time one of her sons woke up and she screamed for him to run out of the house. This startled the intruder who then fled out of the front door of the residence in an unknown direction without taking anything. The female and her three sons were uninjured in the incident.
The suspect was described as a black male, 5’05”-5’08” tall, 140-160 lbs., with black hair, wearing all black clothing and a mask covering his face.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Detective J. Jones at 302-752-3795. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."