Police: Four-Year-Old Picked Up, Dropped By Armed Home Invader

The Dover Police Department is investigating a home invasion that occurred in the 200 Block of North Queen Street, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffman said at approximately 11:45PM, a male and female suspect knocked on the door to a residence and asked for a person by name. A female occupant, 53, told them that person was not home.

Approximately one minute later, both suspects were knocking again. This time, a different female occupant answered the door, and the suspects forced entry into the home, each brandishing a handgun.

The suspects stole a Fire tablet from one of the victims and at one point picked up a 4-year-old child and dropped him, causing a minor injury to the child before fleeing, said Hoffman. The suspects possibly fled in a newer model black passenger vehicle with tinted windows.

The suspects were described as follows:
Suspect 1: Black male, late 20’s-early 30’s, wearing a black jumpsuit, with a black handgun

Suspect 2: Black female, thin build, wearing a black jumpsuit with a hood pulled tightly over her head/face, and a black mask covering her nose and mouth

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