Photo courtesy of Newark Police Department

Assistance needed

Newark Police seek public's help in identifying vehicle owners, operators

TEXT SIZE

7:15 p.m., Aug. 14, 2014--Newark Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying two vehicles believed to have been involved in a sexual assault on Thursday, July 24, in the Newark area.

A 23-year-old woman reported a sexual assault that occurred in the early morning hours on that date at an unknown location in Newark.

FYI Stories

Afro-Latina histories

The University of Delaware Library has announced the opening of a new digital collection, the Delaware Afro-Latina oral histories collection.

Applying biosafety standards

September has been declared National Biosafety Stewardship Month by the National Institutes of Health, and UD Environmental Health and Safety and the University Biosafety Committee are supporting the awareness campaign.

The vehicles were parked in front of Grotto's restaurant on East Main Street from 12:38 to 1:18 a.m., July 24, then left westbound on East Main Street. 

One vehicle appears to be a dark-colored BMW, and the other vehicle is a dark-colored sports utility vehicle. Newark Police have released a surveillance photo of the two vehicles.

The victim, who is not a University of Delaware student, was not physically injured.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Fred Nelson at 302-366-7110, ext. 136 or frederick.nelson@cj.state.de.us. Anonymous tips can be texted to 302NPD, with the message to TIP411. Information also can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or www.tipsubmit.com, where a reward may be available.

Visit this website to receive a UD Crime Alert email whenever an article about a police investigation is posted on UDaily. 

icon-fb icon-tw icon-yt icon-fs
ADVERTISEMENT

News Media Contact

University of Delaware
Office of Communications & Marketing
302-831-NEWS
ud-ocm@udel.edu

UDaily is produced by the
Office of Communications & Marketing

The Academy Building
105 East Main Street
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 | USA
Phone: (302) 831-2792
email: ud-ocm@udel.edu
www.udel.edu/ocm
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716
ud-ocm@udel.edu • (302) 831-2792 • ©2012
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: (302) 831-2792 • © 2013
Comments|Contact Us|Legal Notices