Witnesses Sought in February Sexual Assault

Newark Police Detectives are seeking information from the public regarding a sexual assault that took place inside a residence in the unit block of White Clay Drive on February 16, 2019.  The victim reported that she was sexually assaulted while attending a party at the residence.

The incident was reported shortly after it occurred and has been under investigation since that time.  No suspect has been identified at this time and no surveillance video is available.  The suspect is described only as a male.

Anyone who may have been present at the party, or who may have information about this incident, is asked to call Det. W. Anderson at (302) 366-7100 x. 3469 or wanderson@newark.de.us.

Additional methods for contacting Newark Police can be found on our tips page.

Update – Roadway Open – Crash Involving a School Bus – South College Avenue and West Chestnut Hill Road

The crash has been cleared and the roadways are now open.

On 04/29/19, at 1604 hours, Newark Police were dispatched to a crash involving a school bus at the intersection of South College Avenue and West Chestnut Hill Road.  Arriving officers found that the school bus was occupied by a driver and two students from Newark Charter Elementary School.  Neither student, nor the driver, were injured.

The investigation revealed that the school bus was traveling eastbound on West Chestnut Hill Road.  As it crossed through the intersection with South College Avenue, a passenger car traveling westbound on Old Chestnut Hill Road turned left in front of the bus and they collided in the intersection.  Two occupants of the passenger car were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  A replacement bus arrived to transport the children.

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