County Police Seek Assistance, Theft from Vehicle

The New Castle County Police are currently searching for suspects involved in the theft from a vehicle in the community of Collins Park.

(New Castle, Del.-19720) In February, New Castle County Police responded to a home in the 200 block of Adele Place in Collins Park for the theft from a car left unsecured during the overnight hours.

Officers arrived and learned the victim received a telephone call from her credit card company regarding a fraudulent transaction.  After the call her husband went to the car to retrieve her wallet and found the car ransacked and her wallet missing. Upon further observation, the victim also realized a ring left inside the vehicle was also taken.

An officer responded to the gas station located in the 2000 block of New Castle Avenue and retrieved surveillance footage of the two suspects found using the credit card.

The first suspect is described as an African-American male, 22-28 years of age, black hair, red or orange jacket with fur and black athletic pants and black shoes.

The second suspect is described as an African-American male, 22-28 years of age, black hair, facial hair, with black and white sneakers, and a red hooded sweatshirt.

Police are asking anyone who can identify the suspects to please contact NCCPD by dialing (302) 573-2800.

Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.

Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.