Police investigating burglary near Milton

Woman assaulted during break-in
August 23, 2021

Story Location:
Milton, DE 19968
United States

Delaware State Police are investigating an Aug. 23 burglary at a residence in the Overbrook Shores community near Milton.

During the burglary, a female resident was physically assaulted by a male suspect before he fled the residence on foot in an unknown direction of travel.

As a reminder, residents are always encouraged to report any suspicious activity and lock their residences.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact Detective Taylor with Delaware State Police Troop 4 Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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