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Rehoboth Beach Man Charged With Burglary After Claiming Assault

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REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.- Police arrested a Rehoboth Beach man after they say he got into a fight with the owner of the home he tried to burglarize.

According to Rehoboth Beach police, 57-year-old Roberto Alfaro contacted them around 7 p.m. Thursday, claiming he had been assaulted by a man who had pointed a firearm at him.

Investigators said it was learned that Alfaro had broken a screen door at a home on Sixth Street while intoxicated. Police said a man and woman were home at the time and when the man asked Alfaro to leave several times, he refused.

Police said that is when the victim grabbed a pellet style BB gun and confronted Alfaro. According to officers, Alfaro then moved toward the victim and a fight began, during which time Alfaro sustained some facial injuries.

Alfaro was taken into custody and charged with burglary, criminal trespass, criminal mischief, offensives touching and disorderly contact.

Police say he was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institute in default of $7,500 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in the Court of Common Pleas at a later date.

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