Charged with robbery and terroristic threatening

Delaware State Police are asking for the public's help locating a Millsboro robbery suspect.

The investigation began around 3 a.m. on Sunday, May 20, when troopers responded to a domestic incident at a residence in the Oak Forest development of Millsboro.

The investigation determined that the suspect, 34-year-old David A. Ciabattoni, of Millsboro, entered the residence in violation of a no-contact order and assaulted a 38-year-old female victim before fleeing with her purse and vehicle. The vehicle has been recovered.

Warrants are currently on file charging Ciabattoni with first-degree robbery, terroristic threatening, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and breach of release.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact Cpl. M. Venero of Troop 7 at 302-703-3290 or by calling 911.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at