Early Morning Residential Trespass Investigation

On November 10, 2019, at about 0210 hours, a resident in the unit block of Chambers Street reported a trespasser in the residence.  The victim, a female, was asleep in her bedroom.  She awoke to find a white male standing in her bedroom.  She asked him a question and he fled from the residence.  The suspect ran out of a rear door towards South Chapel Street.  There was no damage caused to the residence and no property was missing.  The suspect was not known to the victim or any of her roommates.

The suspect is described as a white male, 18-22 years of age, 6′ tall and wearing a black hat, black jacket and dark pants.

The Newark Police are aware that there have been rumors on social media of other similar incidents from the same evening.  However, no other incidents from that evening have been reported to Newark Police.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Det. D. Bystricky at (302) 366-7100 x. 3136 or dbystricky@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.

Update #1 – Photos Released – Armed Robbery on East Delaware Avenue

The following photos of the suspect in this incident are being released to the public.  The suspect is a white male, about 5’8″ and thin build.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Det. P. Keld at (302) 366-7100 x. 3106 or pkeld@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.

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Armed Robbery on East Delaware Avenue

On October 30, 2019, at 1422 hours, Newark Police were dispatched to an armed robbery that just occurred at Modern Liquors in the 200-block of East Delaware Avenue.  The suspect entered the business, displayed a firearm and demanded money.  The clerk provided an undisclosed amount of US currency and then fled the business on foot northbound.  There were no injuries involved in this incident.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5’8″, thin build and wearing a hat.  No surveillance video is available for release at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Det. P. Keld at (302) 366-7100 x. 3106 or pkeld@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.