Thursday, April 28, 2016

Police Seek Public’s Help In Somerset Co. Home Invasion

Maryland State Police News Release

Police Seek Public’s Help In Somerset Co. Home Invasion

(Eden, MD) – Maryland State Police investigators are searching for three suspects and seeking help from citizens who may have information about the individuals involved in the Somerset County home invasion.

Shortly after 1:00 a.m. yesterday, Maryland State troopers from the Princess Anne Barrack responded to the 30000 block of Eden Allen RD, Eden, MD, for report of a armed home invasion/robbery. This call was placed by one of the victims.

Preliminary, the investigation revealed that three, unknown black males, entered the residence by a rear window leading into the kitchen area of the residence. Once inside the residence, the suspects accosted the residents who were inside asleep and demanded money from them. During the course of the incident the suspects assaulted the three adult’s in the residence and held the juvenile’s at gunpoint. After assaulting the residents, the suspects fled the home through the rear door on foot. Two cell phones and a set of car keys were taken by the suspects. Two adult victims were transported to PRMC by ambulance for treatment of their injuries.

The suspects are described as three black males wearing all black clothing and having either masks or hoodie’s covering their faces. One suspect was described as being a “light skinned black male weighing approximately 170-180 lbs and was estimated to be 5’09” tall. No further suspect descriptions were provided to responding troopers. All three suspects were armed with handguns. One of the handguns described by the victims as being the same color as army fatigues, possibly camouflaged or being a combination of tan and green.

Wicomico County Sheriff Deputy K-9 unit responded to the scene to assist and conducted a track with negative results. Maryland State Police Crime Scene responded to the incident as well and processed the scene for evidence.

State Police investigators are hoping anyone with information will come forward. Callers may remain anonymous.  Anyone with information is urged to contact the Maryland State Police Princess Anne Barrack at (443) 260-3700. This investigation is still active and ongoing.

Contact: Tfc. C. Tyler, Maryland State Police Princess Anne Barrack, (443)-260-3700


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