Dover: Dover Police department are searching for a man who they say broke into a senior citizens apartment through a patio door and sexually assaulted her before fleeing through the same patio door he came in.
On Thursday December 29th Dover Police officers were summoned to the Lake Club Apartments shortly after the assault occurred where they found the victim.
Through the course of their investigation, they learned the assailant was a black male with a beard, wearing multiple layers of clothing and a blue jacket. Police say that the unknown man entered the victim’s apartment through a patio door between 12:10 A.M. and 12:27 A.M., once inside, he proceeded to a bedroom in the home and sexually assaulted the woman.
The victim was treated at Kent General Hospital.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App.