Man, 38, beaten with baseball bat inside Georgetown Royal Farms

September 9, 2022

A 38-year-old man is in critical condition after police said he was beaten with a baseball bat Sept. 7 inside the Georgetown Royal Farms store.

The assault happened at 9:53 p.m. at the store at 20579 DuPont Blvd., after which Georgetown police were called, said Sgt. India Sturgis of the Delaware State Police.

Sturgis said an unknown man assaulted the victim, leaving him with severe injuries. She said the victim was taken to an area hospital where he is in critical condition.

The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit has assumed this investigation at the request of the Georgetown Police Department. Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective D. Grassi at 302-365-8441. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police, or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or

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