Armed home invasion reported in Lakeview

Police are looking for two men armed with handguns in connection with a Saturday morning home invasion in the Lakeview neighborhood.

Four men—two age 23 and two age 24—told police that one of their friends left their home on the 1300 block of West Fletcher to get money from a nearby ATM around 4 a.m. Saturday. The offenders then entered the home while brandishing handguns and demanded property from the victims.

Police said the offenders took two ATM cards and demanded the PINs from the cards’ owners. The gunmen then withdrew a total of $1,300 from the victims’ accounts. A television and electronics were also taken in the home invasion.

Surveillance video from a nearby 7-Eleven store showed the offenders following one of the victims into the store before the home invasion.

CPD did not release any descriptions of the offenders.

Area North detectives are investigating.

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