Millsboro man wanted in connection to robbery

The Delaware State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 25-year-old Millsboro man who is wanted on robbery and assault charges stemming from an incident that occurred Monday evening, June 9.

WiltbankWiltbankDSP troopers responded to a residence on Kings Lane, located in Enchanted Acres, east of Millsboro, after 911 was called at 10:52 p.m., reporting a serious assault. Investigators said they learned that a 23-year-old male who resided at the home had been severely assaulted by Dwayne D. Wiltbank Jr. The assault took place inside the home after Wiltbank demanded money from the victim, police said.

The victim, who told police he is familiar with Wiltbank, was struck numerous times in the head with some type of blunt object (possibly a baseball bat or club). In addition, Wiltbank removed $365 from the victim, police said.

According to police, the assailant fled the area after the assault. The victim, who sustained serious injuries, was taken to an area hospital.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Dwayne D. Wiltbank Jr. is being asked to call detectives at (302) 856-5850 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.