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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Attempting to Identify Burglary Suspect-Claymont

Date Posted: Friday, January 18th, 2019

Claymont – The Delaware State Police are investigating a break-in at Claymont area auto repair shop, and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.

The incident occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m., Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Claymont Auto Repair, located at 3506 Philadelphia Pike, when the pictured suspect made forcible entry into the business by damaging a garage window. Once inside, the suspect removed computer equipment, however for an undetermined reason he left the property behind upon fleeing the business. He was last seen on foot, southbound on Philadelphia Pike.

The suspect is described as a black male, with a close shaven beard, wearing a black knit hat, black coat with a hood and black shoes. Additionally it is believed that the suspect may have been injured during the incident and is possibly walking with a distinct limp.

Anyone with information regarding the identity or whereabouts of the suspect are asked to contact Detective B. Harris of the Troop 2 Criminal Investigative Unit at 302-365-8410.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released:011819 0945


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