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UPDATE: Woman Wanted for Rehoboth Shores Home Invasion Arrested

Delaware State Police need help locating a woman involved in a July break-in and assault in Rehoboth Shores.

UPDATE: Woman Wanted for Rehoboth Shores Home Invasion Arrested

[UPDATE 8/5/14 10:09 a.m.] Georgetown Police say they have arrested Jones, thanks to an anonymous tip that said she was at a bus stop at North Railroad Avenue in Georgetown.

Jones was arrested and turned over to Delaware State Police.

[ORIGINAL] Delaware State Police need help locating a woman involved in a July break-in and assault in Rehoboth Shores.

Police say 23-year-old Erica Jones and 20-year-old Niesha Bland broke into a Portside Drive home July 11th brandishing a large pipe.  When they got inside, a 32-year-old woman, and an acquaintance to the suspects, was tackled and assaulted by the intruders.

Bland and Jones then headed back outside, but along the way slapped the victim’s two-year-old son across the face.  Outside, Bland and Jones smashed the windshield of a 56-year-old man’s vehicle with their pipe and then left.

Bland was arrested the next day and charged with home invasion, first degree conspiracy, and two counts of offensive touching.

Police need help finding Jones.  She is wanted on charges of home invasion, first degree conspiracy, offensive touching, and criminal mischief.  She is also wanted out of the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on two capiases.

If you know where Erica Jones is, police ask you contact Corporal J. O’Neil at 302-644-5020 x250 or calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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Dennis Foley

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