London police are investigating a violent home invasion in the city’s south end.
Police say two men – armed with handguns – forced their way into a home on White Oak Rd. at approximately 10:45 p.m. Wednesday and demanded valuables from the occupants inside.
Police say two children, two men, and one woman were in the home at the time of the robbery.
One male victim sustained minor injuries during the incident while the woman was taken from the residence and driven to a nearby location where she was released unharmed, according to police. Other occupants, including the two children were unharmed.
Police are looking for three suspects in connection with the robbery. The first suspect is described by police as a black man, approximately 25 years of age, 5’9” to 5’10”, 180 to 190lbs, with long braided hair, dressed in black clothing.
The second suspect is described as black, approximately 30 years of age, 5’10” to 5’11”, 220lbs, muscular build, with short braided hair, dressed in black clothing.
The third suspect is described as black, approximately 25 years of age, 5’10”, 170 to 180lbs, with short hair.
Photos of the suspects are not available.
Investigators say they believe the address was targeted and the robbery was not a random event. Police say the investigation is in its early stages and anyone with information is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in on-line anonymously to www.londoncrimestoppers.com.