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Newark Police investigate drug-related home invasion

Newark Police are investigating a home invasion that occurred at approximately 10:15 p.m., Monday, May 23, in the 400 block of Phillips Lane.

According to police, three suspects – one of them armed with a handgun -- entered the victim’s apartment and demanded to speak with a resident of the apartment by name who wasn’t home. The suspects then searched the house and removed an Xbox, video games, drugs and drug paraphernalia.

The suspects are described as a white male, an Hispanic male and a black male who was armed with the handgun. 

Anyone with additional information on this incident should contact Detective William Anderson at 302-366-7100 ext. 3469 or William.Anderson@cj.state.de.us. Anonymous tips can be texted to 302NPD with the message to TIP411. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or at www.tipsubmit.com, where a reward may be available.

Members of the UD community may download a free smartphone app, LiveSafe, that lets users submit tips to police, receive important broadcast notifications and contact the University of Delaware Police Department directly. To learn more, visit this UD Police website.  

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