Suspect sought in Laurel burglaries


Delaware State Police are investigating two commercial burglaries in Laurel and need help identifying the suspect.

According to the Delaware State Police Department, troopers were called to reports of a burglary during the early morning hours Wednesday at Reese’s Liquor Store on Sussex Highway in Laurel.

Police responded to another burglary later on that same morning at Exxon in Laurel on Sussex Highway.

Troopers obtained video surveillance images of the suspect, described as a black male wearing a blue hoodie, blue jeans, and a dark blue beanie hat.

Delaware State Police and Laurel Police Department are working jointly to investigate these burglaries.

Anyone with information in reference to the suspects’ identity is asked to contact Troop 4, Criminal Investigations Unit, Detective W. Saylor at 302-752-3897.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.