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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigate Home Invasion near Georgetown

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Presented by Public Information Officer Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Georgetown, DE – Troopers are investigating a home invasion that occurred south of Georgetown this afternoon.

The incident occurred at approximately 12:45 a.m. Wednesday August 3, 2016 in the 24000 block of Kruger Road, as 24-year-old female was in the bathroom and heard a noise near the kitchen of the house. As she exited the bathroom, she was confronted by three males as they came running at her.  One of the males was armed with an unknown type handgun and order her to the ground. Once on the ground, the victim’s hands were tied behind her back and her head was covered.  The suspects then ransacked the house before removing some of the victim’s jewelry and fleeing the residence in an unknown direction.  The female victim was uninjured in the incident.

The first suspect was described as white male, 6’00” – 6’02” tall, 150-170 lbs., wearing all dark clothing (No further physical or clothing description available). Armed with an unknown type handgun.

The other two suspects were only described as black males (No further physical or clothing description available).

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: 080316 2125


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