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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigate Home Invasion West of Cheswold

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Cheswold – The Delaware State Police are investigating an early morning home invasion style robbery that occurred west of Cheswold.

The incident occurred around 5:55 a.m. this morning, Wednesday August 31, 2016 when three male subjects forcefully entered the front door at a residence located in the 3000 block of Seven Hickories Road.  The suspects confronted a 36-year-old female and demanded cash before tying her up and removing an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency.  The three then left the home and fled in the victim’s white 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer with Delaware registration; PC173332 traveling westbound on Seven Hickories Road.  The female victim, who was uninjured, was eventually able to free herself and ran to a nearby neighbor’s house where she called 9-1-1.

The three suspects were all described as black males with black masks covering their faces.  No further physical or clothing description available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Detective M. Weinstein at 302-698-8443. 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: 083116 2010



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