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Police Search For 44 Additional Suspects In Newark Disorderly Crowd Incident

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NEWARK, Del., (CBS) — Newark Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying 44 additional suspects in the September 9th disorderly crowd incident (see previous story).

Newark Police say officers responded to a disorderly party in the 400 block of South College Avenue and observed over a thousand people in the area.

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While officers were dispersing the disorderly crowd, police say the mob began blocking traffic on South College Avenue and walking on the hoods of cars.

Police say the crowd continued onto Main Street and swelled to several thousand people that were blocking traffic and walking on cars.

About 75 officers from the University of Delaware Police, New Castle County Police and Delaware State Police responded to the scene to assist with dispersing the crowd.

Property damage consisted of several damaged cars, knocked down trash cans, and damaged signs, according to police.

No injuries were reported.

Any tips should reference the image number and be directed via email to Detective Greg E. Micolucci, greg.micolucci@cj.state.de.us.

Any member of the public with additional video footage is urged to email Detective Micolucci as well.