Women Awakened By Intruder Standing Over Her Near UD Campus

On November 10, 2019, at about 2:10 am, a resident in the unit block of Chambers Street reported a trespasser in the residence. The victim, a female, was asleep in her bedroom. She awoke to find a white male standing in her bedroom. She asked him a question and he fled from the residence. The suspect ran out of a rear door towards South Chapel Street. There was no damage caused to the residence and no property was missing. The suspect was not known to the victim or any of her roommates.

The suspect is described as a white male, 18-22 years of age, 6′ tall and wearing a black hat, black jacket, and dark pants.

The Newark Police said they are aware of rumors on social media of other similar incidents from the same evening, however, no other incidents from that evening have been reported to Newark Police.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Det. D. Bystricky at (302) 366-7100 x. 3136 or dbystricky@newark.de.us.

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