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Troopers Need Help Identifying Suspects In Trump Rally Incident

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Wilmington – The Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying suspects involved in an offensive touching that occurred during a political rally, according to Public Information Officer, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said the incident occurred on September 13, 2020, at approximately 1:02 p.m., at the Crossroads Restaurant located at 4579 Kirkwood Highway in Wilmington. Upon arrival, Troopers learned that three juveniles ages 10, 7, and 5 and three adults ages 41, 44, and 70 were struck by raw eggs while attending a Republican political rally.

The victims were standing on a concrete wall adjacent to westbound Kirkwood Hwy attending the event when they were struck by eggs thrown by three male suspects hanging out of the window of a passing vehicle. The suspects were described as males approximately 20-25 years old and operating a gold or white SUV. There is no other identifying information at this time.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the three suspects are asked to please contact Trooper Batschelet of Troop 6 by calling (302) 834-2620. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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