Detectives Investigate Home Invasion

NEW HANOVER – At approximately 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Deputies responded to 6316 Marrow Road, located in the Kirkwood Aarondale subdivision. The victim told Deputies a tall black male, dressed in a black suit, came to her residence attempting to sale bibles. The suspect forced his way into the residence as the victim declined and attempted to close the door. Once inside the residence the suspect held the victim at knife-point and struck the victim with a frying pan. The victim was able to defend herself with pepper-spray. The suspect fled the residence on foot in an unknown direction of travel. The suspect is described as a tall, well-spoken black male in his 40’s, with short hair. The suspect was last seen wearing a black suit and black gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detectives at (910) 798-4260 as this case remains under investigation.

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Sheriff's Office: 3950 Juvenile Center Road • Castle Hayne, NC 28429 • Phone 910-798-4200 • Fax 910-798-4212