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Newark Police investigate residential trespass

Incident reported in the early morning of Nov. 10 on Chambers Street

Newark Police are investigating the report of a trespasser in a residence on the unit block of Chambers Street in Newark that occurred around 2:10 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 10.

The victim was asleep in her bedroom when she awoke to find a man standing there. She asked him a question, and he fled the residence, running out the rear door of the residence toward South Chapel Street. There was no damage at the residence, and no property was missing. The suspect was not known to the victim or any of her roommates.

The suspect is described as a white male, 18-22 years of age, 6 feet tall and wearing a black hat, black jacket and dark pants.

Newark Police report that there have been rumors on social media of other similar incidents from the same evening, but no other incidents from that evening have been reported to Newark Police.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective D. Bystricky at 302-366-7100 ext. 3136 or dbystricky@newark.de.us. Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on the department’s tips page, where reward information may also be available.


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