Deputies Investigate Home Invasion
(Abingdon, MD – October 13, 2008) – Harford County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a home invasion and robbery which occurred early Sunday morning in the 3600 block of Longridge Court, Abingdon, MD.
On Sunday October 12, 2008 at 12:39 am deputies responded to the 3600 block of Longridge Court in reference to a home invasion. At approximately 12:30 am, the residents were awakened by a loud noise which they believed was caused by an object falling in the house. The male occupant went downstairs to investigate the noise and encountered two individuals at the bottom of the steps. One suspect displayed a silver handgun and ordered the homeowner back to his bedroom. The suspect accompanied the homeowner back upstairs then ransacked the bedroom while the second suspect remained on the first floor where he ransacked the kitchen and living room.
Deputies determined that the two suspects made entry into the house by forcing open the rear basement door. Neither of the residents was physically harmed during the incident, although an undisclosed amount of property was taken during the robbery. Both suspects are described as white males, approximately 6' tall, wearing bandannas on their faces.
Anyone with information regarding the home invasion and robbery is urged to contact the Harford County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division at 410-836-5442. Additionally Harford County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for this crime. To be eligible for the reward, tipsters must call the 24-hour tip-line at 1-888-540-TIPS. Callers do not have to give their name nor appear in court. All information will be kept strictly confidential.