(Newark, DE 19713) Last night (Feb 8), at approximately 10:15 p.m. patrol officers were dispatched to the unit block of Sanford Drive, in the community of Robscott Manor for the report of a carjacking just occurred.  When the officers arrived at the scene, they discovered that the 37-year-old victim was also stabbed in the upper body by the assailant.   The victim was transported to a local area hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.

The investigation revealed that the victim’s vehicle was in fact taken and detectives are asking assistance from the members of the community in locating a Red Hyundai Elantra (MD reg 5EK7640).  As the investigation progressed, the victim became uncooperative with the detectives.

Anyone with information/video pertaining to this investigation, is asked to contact Detective Michelle Burrus at 302-395-8110 or by email at Michelle.Burrus@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800 or via messenger on Facebook.

Additionally, if you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.