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Home invasion robbery in Arcadia causes family to jump from second floor bedroom

August 18th, 2014 by Temple City Tribune

On Friday night at approximately 10:56 PM, Arcadia Police Officers responded to the 600 Block of West Lemon Avenue in Arcadia to investigate the sounds of a male and female screaming for help.
Officers contacted three Arcadia residents who were victims of a home invasion robbery. The victims stated three suspects entered the residence through an unlocked rear window. However, they only saw two of the suspects and heard the third suspect. One of the suspects was armed with a dark colored handgun.
The suspects took the victims to an upstairs bedroom where they were forced to lie face down on the floor. One of the suspects held the victims at gun point while the other two ransacked the house. When the suspect was not watching, the victims got up, raced to the window, pushed out the screen, and jumped onto the roof. The victims the jumped from the roof to the front yard where they were screaming for help.
The surrounding area was checked, but the suspects were not located. The two suspects that were seen were described as adult black males, one wearing a red hoodie and the other wearing a black hoodie. Two of the victims were injured after jumping from the roof and were transported to a locate hospital for medical treatment. The loss is unknown at this time.
The investigation is continuing by Arcadia Police Department Detectives. Anyone with information is asked to call the Arcadia Police Department at 626-574-5150. You can also submit crime tips and information via text, phone, or web to LA Regional Crime Stoppers, 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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