Homeowner Severely Beaten After Interrupting Burglary
TOWNSEND, Del.- Delaware State Police say a homeowner was severely beaten when he interrupted an early Tuesday burglary.
It happened at about 12:20 a.m. Tuesday at a home on the 300 block of Blackbird Forrest Road in Townsend. Troopers said the 31-year-old homeowner was struck with an unknown object as soon as he entered his residence. He fell to the floor and was struck several more times before he was able to get up and run away.
The homeowner was transported to Christiana Hospital where he was admitted with serious head injuries.
The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 5-foot-8, thin build, wearing dark clothing and a mask.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the DSP Burglary Unit at Troop 2 at (302) 834-2630, ext. 603. Citizens may also provide a tip by texting keyword "DSP" plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES), or through lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333. Information can also be submitted via www.tipsubmit.com.
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