New Castle County Police are currently investigating a report of a 59-year-old female inappropriately touched as she walked in Glasgow Park.
(Newark, Del. – 19702) Yesterday (July 7) morning, County Police were dispatched to Glasgow Park for an unlawful sexual contact. Police learned that the 59-year-old victim was walking in Glasgow Park at about 8:00a.m., in the area of the barn, when a man riding a bicycle approached her from behind, touched her buttocks, and then fled on the bike.
The victim was not injured during the incident.
The suspect is described as a thin black male, wearing a black windbreaker, black shorts, black shoes, with something covering his face. He was riding a BMX style bicycle.
Mounted Patrol officers responded to the area and patrolled the park as well as neighboring bike trails on ATVs, but did not locate the suspect.
Police remind the public to be aware of their surroundings while walking in parklands and also advocate walking with friends. If anything seems suspicious, citizens are asked to call police immediately.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800.
Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. 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.