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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.


Troopers Investigate Home Invasion-Bridgeville


Date Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018

Bridgeville- The Delaware State Police are investigating a home invasion that occurred yesterday afternoon in the Walkers Meadows Development.

The incident occurred at approximately 1:33 p.m., on Thursday, September 13, 2018 when Troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 20000 block of Millstone Lane for a report of a home invasion.  Upon arrival, Troopers learned that a 56-year-old female resident was home with her two grandchildren under the age of 3, when she heard a knock at the door.  Upon answering the door, three subjects pushed their way into the residence and forced the victim and children into a bathroom, where they tied up the victim.

The suspects proceeded to ransack the residence, and removed an undisclosed amount of cash and a cell phone prior to fleeing the scene.  No injures were reported as a result of this incident.

The suspects were described as three males wearing masks, and fleeing the area in a gray or silver colored Lexus cross-over type SUV with an unknown New York registration. (pictured)

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Troop 4, Major Crimes Unit, Detective Bluto at 302-752-3864. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us

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Presented by Public Information Officer,  Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 091418 0848

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