Suspect Pistol Whips Man During Columbia City Home Invasion Robbery

Two men pistol whipped and robbed a 66-year-old man after breaking into his Columbia City home Tuesday night.

The victim, who is a taxi driver, told police he stopped by his home in the 4400 block of South Brandon Street around 11 PM to check his email when two men barged through the door, which he had been left ajar.

One suspect pointed a gun at the victim while the other man searched the apartment. They demanded the victim’s wallet and hit him on the head several times with the butt of the gun. The suspects fled the area in a car.

The victim was treated by medics at the scene. Robbery detectives are investigating and ask that you call 206-684-5535 if you have information about the incident.