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Police Search for Suspect in Home Invasion-Style Robbery

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BRIDGEGEVILLE, Del. - Delaware State Police are looking for a man suspected in a home invasion-style robbery that happened this week south of Bridgeville, Del.

Police said Thursday that the incident happened just before 6 am Wednesday when a man forcefully entered a side door to a home in the 2000 block of Windy Lane. Police said the man confronted a 60-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman who were asleep in the living room, demanded their cell phones and car keys, then took off once the items were turned over. The two victims were not hurt, police said.

The suspect was described as a male with a small build, wearing a mask and gloves, but no further physical or clothing description was provided. He was armed with an unknown type of handgun, police said.

According to state police, detectives have determined that this was not a random act and believe the house may have been targeted.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Detective J. Jones at 302-752-3795. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
 

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