BREAKING: Police seek suspects in Millville-area home invasion, assault


Delaware State Police this week were investigating a home invasion that occurred north of Millville on Sunday night.

Police said the incident occurred about 9 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, and a 911 call was placed by a 66-year-old man, stating that two people had just entered his residence and assaulted him.

Troopers responded to the 36000 block of Squirrel Run Circle, where they made contact with the victim, who told them he had gone to the front sunroom of his house to turn off some exterior lights when he was struck in the back of the head with a baseball bat.

According to police, he said the two unknown male suspects then began going through the victim’s pockets but were unable to obtain any items and the fled the area in an unknown direction. The victim was injured in the incident and was transported to an area hospital where he was treated for apparent non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The two unknown suspects were only described as males, and no clothing description could be given.

If anyone has any information about the incident, they are being asked to contact Det. K. Archer at (302) 856-5850, ext. 224. Information may also be submitted by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the Internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”