PONTIAC, MI – A 56-year-old Pontiac woman was pistol whipped when she became the victim of a home invasion on Sunday March 4th, 2018.
At 6:44 am Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 700 block of Corwin Avenue on the report of a Home Invasion that had just occurred. The victim’s son called 9-1-1 to report that his mother, who came to his house after the robbery and who is a Medical Marijuana Caregiver, was assaulted and robbed by two suspects who then drove off in the victim’s burgundy 2002 Ford Focus.
Deputies spoke with the victim who stated that the two suspects were armed with handguns and were both wearing masks that covered their faces. One of the two suspects briefly lifted his mask and the victim estimated that he was in his early 20’s. The suspects demanded money and pills from the victim. The suspects took with them two large flat panel televisions, 2 pair of Nike shoes, $250.00 in cash, a credit card and some of the marijuana plants she had in the home.
Deputies requested to have the OCSO Forensic Science Laboratory respond to process the scene. A BOL containing information regarding the two suspects and a description of the stolen automobile was provided to surrounding law enforcement agencies. The victim reports being struck in the head with the butt of a gun by one of the suspects but she refused medical attention. Detectives responded to the scene and will be continuing with the investigation.
At 8:39 am Deputies located the stolen vehicle on Stockwell Avenue and Clark Street. The vehicle was found abandoned. An OCSO K-9 Unit responded to the location where the K-9 handler established a track, but the suspects were not located.
A description of the suspects are:
SUSPECT INFORMATION (#1): Unidentified black male, clean shaven in his 20’s and wearing a black hooded jacket.
SUSPECT INFORMATION (#2): Unidentified black male wearing a face mask.