Porch Pirate Strikes in Gristmill Woods, Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, DE — Residents of Gristmill Woods in Wilmington, Delaware were on high alert this past Tuesday after a porch pirate was caught on camera stealing packages from a home.

According to the New Castle County Police Department, the suspect, who was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and a medical face mask, was seen removing three packages from the front porch of the home on the unit block of Gristmill Court at approximately 1:00 p.m. before fleeing the area in a dark-colored sedan.

If you can identify this suspect or have any information about this investigation, please contact Officer Jay Scerbo at (302)395-8171 or call the New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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