Sunday, October 06, 2002

Homeowner struggles with armed intruders




        COLUMBIA TWP. - Two armed men attempting to rob a home early Saturday morning struggled with the homeowner and slightly wounded his female friend before fleeing.

        Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies said the two men entered the home in the 6000 block of Hurd Avenue through an unlocked front door at 3:54 a.m. when the male homeowner awoke and confronted them.

        They struggled for several minutes before the two men fled. One fired two shots into the home and a bullet grazed the homeowner's friend in the leg.

        She was treated for minor injuries at University Hospital and released.

        Police said the men fled in a maroon-colored vehicle.

        They described the first suspect as a black, in his 20s, 5-feet-9-inches, 160 pounds, with a cornrow hairstyle and scruffy beard, wearing a black coat, black shirt and dark pants.

        The other suspect is also black, in his 20s, 6-feet to 6-feet-2-inches, 200 pounds, with short hair and mustache, wearing a white T-shirt.

       



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