Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Home invasion injures Antioch resident

Tuesday • August 26, 2008 Metro police are investigating a home invasion and robbery that left the victim injured. About 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a home invasion that occurred on Charmaine Court, which is off of Una-Antioch Pike. Metro police Capt. Randy Hickerson said that the victim arrived home and was walking to the home when he was approached by two men. One produced a handgun and they forced the victim inside the home, where they took money During the robbery, the victim attempted to take the gun away from the suspect, and the suspect hit the victim in the head with the gun, Hickerson said. The victim was injured but refused medical treatment. The two suspects fled on foot. They were described as men dressed in all black and wearing masks, possibly in their early 20s.There is no indication that the suspects knew the victim.Anyone who has information on this crime is asked to call police at 74-CRIME. The incident occurred in the South Precinct.— LEIGH RAY Leigh Ray can be reached at 615-726-5951 or lray@tennessean.com.

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