Dagsboro: Suspects sought in home invasion robbery

DAGSBORO – Delaware State Police are seeking five black male suspects wanted in a home invasion robbery early Sunday morning in which a 51-year-old man was assaulted.

Preliminary investigation determined the incident occurred at approximately 2:20 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 5 in the 30000 block of Power Plant Road, Dagsboro. The victim informed troopers someone knocked on his travel trailer door and when he opened it five black male suspects armed with firearms and wearing masks forced their way into his residence, state police spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said.

Two suspects held him at gunpoint while other suspects ransacked his trailer before removing his cell phone. Prior to fleeing the trailer one of the suspects struck the man in the head with a weapon causing a laceration to his head as another suspect tied him up. The suspects then fled.

The victim was transported to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The five black male suspects were wearing all black clothing with their faces covered.

Anyone with information about to this incident is asked to contact Detective D. Cathell, Troop 4 Criminal Investigative Unit at 856-5850.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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