PHOTOS: Man Touches Girls’ Genital Areas While in Ocean, Flees


Rehoboth Beach police say this man, while in the ocean, repeatedly swam underwater beneath two 11-year-old girls grabbing at and touching their genital areas around 7 p.m. Sunday off Rehoboth Avenue. He fled west on Rehoboth Avenue when confronted. Police ask that anybody with info call M/Cpl. Susan Gladmon at 302-227-2577 or submit a tip…

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Girl with Bike Critically Injured on Coastal Highway in Dewey Beach


Updated story, news release from Delaware State Police: Delaware State Police continue to investigate a collision between a vehicle and two juveniles on bicycles that occurred Tuesday night in Dewey Beach. On July 6, 2021, at approximately 9:43 p.m., Delaware State Police responded to Coastal Highway southbound in the area of St. Louis Street for…

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Girl Shot With BB Gun; Suspect Charged


An Ellendale man is charged with firing a BB-gun at an eleven-year-old girl who was riding his bicycle. According to Delaware State Police, 18-year-old James Adkins retrieved the weapon during an argument with the girl. She was shot in the ‘lower torso’ with a BB, but she was not taken anywhere for medical attention. Troopers…

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Bridgeville Man Charged with Rape of Child


A Bridgeville man has been arrested by Laurel Police on rape charges.  Police say 25 year old John Young on several occasions had sexual contact with a 7 year old girl who was in his care.  Young is charged with 2nd degree rape of a victim less than 12 years old and other related offenses. …

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