Masked suspects sought in home invasion

BRIDGEVILLE – Delaware State Police are on the lookout for three suspects wanted in a home invasion Thursday afternoon near Bridgeville.

The masked suspects knocked on the door and forcibly entered a residence in Walkers Meadows Development, forced a 56-year-old woman and her two young grandchildren into a bathroom and tied up the woman, state police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said.

The suspect vehicle in the home invasion at Walkers Meadows Development.

The suspects ransacked the residence, removed an undisclosed amount of cash and a cell phone prior to fleeing the scene in a gray or silver colored Lexus cross-over type SUV with an unknown New York registration.

No injuries were reported in this incident, which occurred around 1:33 p.m. Sept. 13 at the residence in the 20000 block of Millstone Lane.

The suspects are generally described as three males.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Troop 4, Major Crimes Unit, Det. Bluto at 752-3864. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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