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Police: 3 University Of Delaware Students Arrested For Home Invasion, Assault

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NEWARK, Del. (CBS) – According to police, three students from the University of Delaware were arrested for a home invasion that occurred over the weekend.

Police say on April 19 around 2:00 a.m., three students entered an unlocked apartment complex in the unit block of Wrightstown Lane.

After kicking through a locked bedroom door, the three students, Andrew Lee, Jason Zimmell and Ayrton Doerr, allegedly assaulted a 22-year-old male who was in a bedroom with the resident, a 20-year-old female.

Police say the three suspects kicked the male multiple times, punched him and assaulted him with a candle jar.

The attack ended when another female roommate entered and intervened. Neither female was assaulted

According to police, Lee and the female resident had a casual relationship that had recently ended. All of the victims and suspects were known to each other.

The male victim suffered a broken cheekbone and required five stitches above his right eye, three below his right eye and three staples on his head due to lacerations.

He was treated at Christiana Hospital and released.

All three suspects turned themselves into police on Monday. They are facing multiple charges including assault and home invasion.

The defendants all posted bail and were released with a no contact order with the victim and resident of the apartment.

 

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