Police Investigate Rape

Posted on  08/30/2013 10:21 am

Location:

  • Kosciuszko Park (600 block of South Franklin and Broom Streets, Hedgeville Community) Wilmington, Delaware

Date/Time of Occurrence:

  • Thursday, August 29, 2013, at approximately 6:54 p.m.

Victim(s):

  • 32 year old female of Wilmington, Delaware
  • 24 year old female of Wilmington, Delaware

Suspect(s)/Description:

  • Approximately 10 to 12 Black male juveniles

Summary:

Police are investigating a rape that occurred in Kosciuszko Park (600 block of South Franklin and Broom Streets, Hedgeville Community).

Thursday evening at approximately 6:54 p.m., uniformed officers responded to Kosciuszko Park in reference to a 911 call for a rape. Upon arrival, uniformed officers located two female victims, ages 32 and 24. Both victims were transported to Christiana Hospital by ambulance.

Initial investigation suggested the victims were in Kosciuszko Park when they were approached by a group of juveniles. The juveniles assaulted the victims and fled in an unknown direction.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should call:

  • Detective Joseph Cooper at (302) 576-3634.
  • Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990.
  • Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 (1-800-847-3333) or online at www.tipsubmit.com.