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West Point Police Investigating Home Invasion

Police in West Point are investigating a Home Invasion Robbery that reportedly occurred Sunday night.

Officers with the West Point Police Department responded to Frank Hall Jr. Street in reference to reports of a home invasion robbery.

Officers arrived and spoke with the victims, who informed police that they had been robbed at gunpoint in their home.

A male and female, along with an 8-month-old child, were reportedly held at gunpoint and robbed. The victims advised that the suspects told them not to leave the home once they left the scene.

The alleged incident occurred around 7:30 p.m., but police were not notified until around midnight.

The male victim told police that he was in the residence with his family, when he was rushed by two unknown black males. One of the suspects then held a black and silver pistol to the victim’s face and demanded money. They then forced him to onto the floor and stole a large amount of cash. The girlfriend and child were forced to stay in a bedroom.

The armed suspect was described as a black male, standing about 5 foot 10, weighing about 160 lbs, with light complexion. The suspect was last seen wearing burgundy Chuck Taylor shoes and a brown Carhart jacket. The suspect also reportedly had a low haircut with side burns and a goatee, and gold-plated teeth.

The second suspect was described as a black male, standing about 6 foot 2, weighing about 135 lbs with dark complexion. He was last seen was wearing all black, with a low haircut and minimal facial hair.

The victim stated that he believes that he was set up and the assailants were familiar with him.

West Point Police Department Investigators want to ensure the community that this was an isolated incident, and they believe the suspects possibly knew the victim and set him up for the armed robbery.

“This is not just some random act; these individuals knew the victim and set him up for the robbery,” said West Point Police in a press release.

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