Police Investigate Racially Motivated Writing

On November 12, 2021, at about 1129 hours, Newark Police responded to a residence in the unit block of South Chapel Street after a resident found a racial slur written on a window.  The slur was written sometime in the overnight hours.

While canvassing the area, Newark Police located a second residence with similar writing on a window.  Newark Police are investigating both incidents.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Officer R. Parker at (302) 366-7100 x. 3586 or rparker@newark.de.us.  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

RESOLVED – Newark Police Main Phone Line Problems

The Newark Police Department main phone number, (302) 366-7100, is now functioning normally.


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