HARTLY — Troopers are investigating a home invasion that occurred near Hartly early Tuesday night.
State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Gary Fournier said the incident happened at about 7:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of Pearsons Corner Road when a 15-year-old male answered a knock at the front door. When the teen opened the door he was confronted by a black male armed with an unknown type handgun.
Police the male suspect ordered the youth to the floor and covered his head with a blanket. Before his face was covered, the youth observed a second subject enter the house and go into his bedroom.
When the two left the residence, the 15-year-old called 9-1-1. Troopers were told the only items taken were computer devices and a cellphone.
Police said investigation indicates the home invasion was not a random act. According to Cpl. Fournier, the victim may have been targeted.
One of the male suspects was described as black and wearing a black mask, jean jacket, gloves and allegedly armed with a handgun. No description of the second suspect was given.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective M. Csapo at (302) 698-8427. Information also may given through Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333, at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com or by anonymously texting 274637 (CRIMES), using the keyword DSP.