49-year-old man assaulted in Dover home invasion

100 block of Willis Road, Dover (Photo: Google maps)
100 block of Willis Road, Dover (Photo: Google maps)

DOVER, DELAWARE (4/18/2016) A 49-year-old man was assaulted during a home invasion in Dover on Sunday night, city police said this morning.

The incident happened about 10:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Willis Road. It was one of two home invasions on the block around the same time.

In the first incident, four to five intruders entered a home and threatened three occupants with handguns, Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said.

After assaulting the 49-year-old, the intruders fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The injured man was taken by ambulance to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for treatment of a minor cut to his forehead, Hoffman said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 302-736-7130.

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