An investigation is underway after thieves broke into several storage units in Wilmington, Delaware, causing thousands of dollars in damage.
A man, who did not want to be identified, told NBC10 he arrived at the Sentinel Self Storage Facility on 333 E. Lea Boulevard in Wilmington Tuesday around 8 a.m. and discovered dozens of self-storage units, including his own, broken into and damaged as well as a vandalized Corvette.
“It was all over the place,” he said. “Smashed up. Some stuff was pulled outside the unit.”
The man called police who responded to the scene. Investigators determined two suspects cut a hole in a perimeter fence around the facility and then broke into several storage units at some point between Monday around 11:30 p.m. and Tuesday at 4:35 a.m.
Police haven’t determined exactly how much was stolen but the victim who spoke with NBC10 said about $500 in merchandise was taken from his storage unit.
Police have not released a detailed description of the suspects but say they were both wearing dark clothing. They continue to contact victims as they figure out exactly how many units were impacted.
If you have any information on the incident, please call the Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or submit a tip to the Crime Stoppers website.