Dover Police Searching for Home Intruder

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Dover Police say they are investigating following a residential burglary that took place early Monday morning.

The incident happened around 12:29 a.m. at a residence in the 100 block of East Sheldrake Circle in Dover. A male resident returned to their home, noticing an unknown black male suspect in the stairwell a short time later. The suspect punched and kicked the victim before fleeing on foot. The victim sustained minor injuries but refused medical treatment.

Troopers describe the suspect as a black male, over 20 years old with an average build and wearing a t-shirt and shorts. Anyone with information pertinent to the investigation including the suspect’s whereabouts or identity is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302) 736-7130 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.