Thursday, May 15, 2008

Home Invasion Burglary

The Martinsburg Police Department is actively investigating a home invasion type burglary which occurred on Monday, May 5th 2008 at 3:30 AM.

This burglary occurred at a residence located in the 400 block of South Georgia Ave. Martinsburg WV. The suspects broke into the residence and accosted both residents. A struggled occurred between the suspects and one of the victims who was struck with a blunt object or possibly the butt of a pistol to the face and also punched and kicked.

The suspects are described as three (3) males all dressed in black clothing. The suspects entered the residence by kicking in the back door and then encountering the residents.

The suspects were armed and a loaded magazine from one of the weapons was located at the scene. Other items of evidence were collected by the police.

Anyone with information regarding this burglary or the identity of the suspects is urged to call the Martinsburg Police Department at 304 264 2100 and / or Berkeley County Crime Solvers at 304 267 4999.

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