Police Investigate Magnolia Home Invasion

Magnolia – The Delaware State Police are investigating a home invasion that occurred early this morning in Magnolia, according to State Police Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale.

Hale said that around 12:20 a.m., Friday December 30, 2016 two male suspects entered a residence located in the unit block of Flint Drive, Meadowbrook Acres. One of the suspects, who was armed with an unknown make and model rifle, woke a 33 year old male resident of the home and pointed the gun at him, according to Hale.

Upon hearing the noise, a 27 year old female occupant of the home also awoke and attempted to flee the room. The suspect with the gun, however, ordered her back into the bed as he fired a single round from the gun into the floor of the home, according to Hale.

hale said that the female victim then began to push at the gun at which time she was struck by the suspect. Both suspects then exited the home and were last seen fleeing the area in an unknown make and model white SUV. There were no injuries.

The suspect who was armed with the gun was described as a black male. He was approximately 6’02” tall, had a thin build, and was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.

The second suspect was described as being 5’6″ tall with a heavy build.

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