Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the man who tried to break into a home near Boyd's Corner last week.
The New Castle County Police Department released a composite sketch late Thursday night of the man they say attempted to enter a home in the 100 block of Newbury Court in the Misty Vale Farms neighborhood, north east of Odessa, sometime before 8:50 a.m. on Friday, March 22.
The would-be burglar reportedly fled the area after being confronted by the 52-year-old homeowner.
The man is described as black, about 5'4", with a thin build, short black hair and a goatee. He last was seen wearing blue jeans and a dark blue sweatshirt.
Anyone with information about the man's identity or whereabouts is asked to contact the New Castle County Police Department by calling (302) 395-8110 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anonymous tips also can be provided by visiting the website www.nccpd.com or texting 847411 and starting your message with NCCPD.
Tipsters who provide information leading to an arrest also can be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-333.