One suspect arrested, another sought after alleged assault

Dewitt Barnhart

SEAFORD — A 23-year-old Greenwood man was arrested and a 22-year-old Blades man sought after an alleged assault of a pregnant woman in a restaurant parking lot in the 22000 block of Sussex Highway early Tuesday morning, Seaford Police said.

The alleged incident took place at approximately 12:20 a.m. and two suspects fled the scene, police said.

Police said Stephon Hammond turned himself in to police later Tuesday and was charged with second-degree assault, second-degree conspiracy and disorderly conduct. He was arraigned before Justice of the Peace Court 4 and released after posting $1,550 secured bail.

An arrest warrant was filed for Dewitt Barnhart on the same charges, police said. Police asked anyone with information on his whereabouts to call 629-6644.

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