Public's help sought in identifying the suspect

Middletown police are investigating an attempted child abduction on March 28 during the evening hours in the 100 block of East Cole Boulevard.

The suspect allegedly attempted to lure a juvenile victim into his vehicle at that location, police said.

Police describe the suspect as a dark-skinned black male, middle-aged, possibly with a tattoo on his upper arm, bald with some gray hair, and possibly a muscular build.

He was operating a dark blue four-door sedan and was wearing black sunglasses at the time. The vehicle was last seen heading eastbound on Cole Boulevard toward Cleaver Farm Road.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Det. Joshua Stafford at 302-376-9950 or email at or call Delaware Crime Stoppers 1-800-847-3333 or visit