Troopers probe Millsboro home- invasion robbery


Delaware State Police detectives this week were investigating a home invasion-style robbery that occurred Oct. 20 near Millsboro.

Police said the incident happened about 10:45 p.m. last Thursday as two men forced their way into a home located in the 28000 block of John J. Williams Highway in Millsboro. Once inside, police reported, the suspects confronted the 41-year-old male and 33-year-old female residents of the home with handguns.

According to the DSP, the men then demanded and received cash, as well as prescription medicine, from the victims before fleeing in an unknown direction. The victims were not injured, police noted.

The suspects were described as both being white men, both between 5 feet, 8 inches tall and 5 feet, 10 inches tall, with one weighing between 150 and 160 pounds and the other between 160 and 170 pounds. Both were last seen wearing all black clothing and black face masks and were armed with unknown types of handguns.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have any information about the incident to contact Troop 4 at (302) 856-5850, or to provide a tip by texting keyword “DSP” plus a message to 274637 (CRIMES), through Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or via the Internet at www.tipsubmit.com.