Group Home Employee Assaulted By Client

On May 20, 2021, at about 0842 hours, Newark Police responded to a residence in the 200 block of Vassar Drive for a report of an assault.  The residence is a group home consisting of clients and their caregivers. Responding officers arrived to find that a female caregiver had been assaulted by a client of the facility.

The female caregiver was transported to an area hospital by Delaware State Police helicopter for treatment of her injuries.  She is in stable condition.

The client was also transported to an area hospital for evaluation.

No weapons were involved in the assault.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Newark Police Department Criminal Investigations Division.