Police Search for Suspects in Home Invasion Robbery

Police Search for Suspects in Home Invasion Robbery

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Amanda Butterfield reporting West Jordan Police have released new information about a home invasion that happened overnight. At first it appeared the robbery was random, but now police say it's likely the victims knew the suspects.

Police say the neighborhood, full of mostly families and young kids, shouldn't be worried that a group of men are randomly breaking into homes... They say the house that was broken into last night was likely specifically targeted.

Police Search for Suspects in Home Invasion Robbery

Capt. Gary Cox, West Jordan Police Dept.: "This may be related to a search warrant we served at the residence a few weeks ago for illegal narcotics."

Police say at least two suspects dressed in black with ski masks forced their way into a home near 7625 S. 3476 West in West Jordan, just after 11:30 last night.

There were seven people inside the home at the time, and police say two of them were beaten up by the suspects.

Then several of the victims were tied up by the robbers, but a mother and her 8 year old daughter were able to escape out the back door.

The suspects began rummaging through the house looking for something, and eventually took off with a lap top and some other items.

Police Search for Suspects in Home Invasion Robbery

When police arrived, they contained the neighborhood and brought out dogs to find the suspects

West Jordan Police say they have several leads and are hoping to make some arrest soon.

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