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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigate Burglary – Dagsboro

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Presented by Public Information Officer Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Dagsboro, DE – Troopers are investigating a burglary that occurred near Dagsboro early this afternoon.

The incident occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m. Wednesday July 27, 2016 in the 30000 block of Iris Field Lane, as 28-year-old female was in her bathroom and heard a noise at the rear of her residence. As she entered the back part of her house, she confronted an unknown black male.  The male then assaulted her before fleeing the home in an unknown direction without any of the victim’s property.  The female victim was slightly injured in the altercation but did not require immediate medical attention.

Dagsboro Police Department, Delaware Natural Resources K9 Unit, Delaware State Police Aviation, and Millsboro Police Department all responded to the scene to assist with locating the subject, but were unsuccessful.

The suspect was described as black male, 5’10” tall wearing all dark clothing (No further physical or clothing description available). No weapon was displayed.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Troop 4 Major Crimes Unit at 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

Released: 072716 2105



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