‘Extremely Intoxicated' Man Breaks into Delaware Home, Attacks Homeowner: Police

An "extremely intoxicated" man was arrested after police say he broke into a home in Delaware and attacked a resident.

Delaware State Police say 33-year-old David T. Fooks was drunk when he broke into a home on Princess Street in Rehoboth, Delaware.

According to police, a 10-year-old boy heard a noise at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday and walked out of his bedroom. The boy found Fooks in the bathroom knocking things over and breaking items inside the home.

The child screamed for his dad saying someone was in the house.

The father came out of his bedroom and police say Fooks charged at him and began to assault him. The 50-year-old man was able to hold the suspect down until troopers arrived.

The man suffered minor injuries, but declined medical treatment.

Fooks was taken to Beebe Hospital for a facial injury. He was treated and released into police custody.

Delaware State Police say Fooks was "extremely intoxicated" and has no known relationship with the victims.

Fooks is facing charges of Burglary, Assault , Two Counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Criminal Mischief.

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