Dewey Beach PD Investigating New Year’s Morning Assault


The Dewey Beach Police Department need your help to identify a man involved in a serious assault that occurred on on New Year’s around 1:37am. Police say a group of people were standing on the sidewalk on southbound Coastal Highway in the area Bellevue Street., when a 21 year old male victim from Wilmington was assaulted by a white male in his 20’s. It’s believed the assault was unprovoked and the victim was taken to Christiana Care in critical condition. The Dewey Beach Police ask anyone who witnessed the assault and has video or photo evidence to contact the Dewey Beach Police Department 302-227-1110 or Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333.