Police said two unknown suspects entered the victim's residence in the Tweedsmere community in Odessa National, and one of the intruders was armed with a handgun.
New Castle County Police are investigating a home invasion that occurred Tuesday afternoon at 12:36 p.m. in the community of Tweedsmere, at Odessa National, near Townsend.
County Police responded to the reported crime in the 200 block of Aberdeen Way. When officers arrived, they learned that two unknown suspects had entered the victim’s residence. One of the intruders was armed with a handgun. During the incident, the male victim was assaulted, and property was stolen from the residence, police said.
The suspects are described as black males, in their 20s, about 6 feet tall with an average build, wearing dark clothing. Detectives are investigating the incident and are seeking assistance from the community to help identify the suspects.
Police are asking that if you were a witness to this crime, have video surveillance or can provide any other details pertaining to this investigation, to please contact the New Castle County Police Department at 302-395-8110.
Citizens can also visit the website at www.nccpd.com or provide a text tip at 847411 (TIP411), beginning the message with NCCPD and then the message.
Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.
Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all IPhone and Android smartphones.