Incident occurred in Georgetown area
Delaware State Troopers are seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to identify suspects involved in car break-ins in the Georgetown area.
Two individuals were observed entering or attempting to enter vehicles parked in driveways along Leah Street in the Fish Hook Mobile Home Park around 2 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24. The suspects removed a wallet from one of the vehicles before fleeing the area.
Police have been investigating a rash of car break-ins throughout Kent and Sussex Counties in which an undetermined number of suspects have entered well over a dozen vehicles, stealing items and rummaging through unsecured vehicles. The suspects have removed items ranging from purses to electronic devices, as well as U.S. currency. In most of these cases the vehicles were parked in the victims' driveways and were unsecured.
The Delaware State Police urge people to utilize the following tips:Lock your car doors and roll up your windows Do not leave valuables inside your vehicle Leave outdoor lights on in the driveway or have security lighting installed Report any suspicious activity to 911 immediately
If anyone has any information in reference to the identity of these individuals, they are asked to contact Detective T. Powell at 302-752-3807. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.