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Detectives Investigating New Holly Home Invasion

Detectives are investigating after a group of armed suspects forced their way into a man’s home in the New Holly neighborhood.

A 76-year-old man was smoking on his porch in the 6800 block of 27 Ave S. at 2:45 PM yesterday when a man with a handgun in his waistband approached him and ordered the victim to let him inside the home. When the victim opened the door, six more men suddenly forced their way into the home. All of the suspects had bandannas or masks covering their faces and didn’t speak as they rummaged through the victim’s house.  The suspects all fled minutes later, taking various electronics, jewelry, and cell phones. The victim was only able to describe the suspects as black males in dark clothing.

Officers attempted to track the victim’s cellphone, but were unsuccessful.

Robbery detectives are now investigating and asking anyone with information to call (206) 684-5535.