Police Investigating Raytown Home Invasion

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RAYTOWN, Mo. — Police are investigating after two armed men burst into the home of a Raytown couple on Wednesday morning demanding money.

According to police, the two suspects – one armed with a rifle and the other with a handgun – charged into the home in the 8500 block of Everett around 9:30 a.m. and demanded that the couple tell them where to find “Robert” and their money.

Police say that the couple – neither of whom were named “Robert” – were held at gunpoint while one of the suspects briefly searched the residence. When the suspects decided to flee before the police arrived, one homeowner retrieved a pistol and fired shots at them as they left the driveway in a white Chevrolet SUV, which was last seen going west on 85th Street.

It’s not known if the suspects were hit by gunfire as they drove away. The couple was not injured in the incident.

The suspects are described as black men, approximately 25 years of age. The first suspect is described as about 5’8” to 5’9” tall and 150 lbs., with a neatly trimmed mustache, a short Afro-style haircut, a medium to dark complexion and a round face, wearing a ball cap, light colored shirt and dark pants.

The second suspect is described as having a lighter complexion and “bug-eyes.” He was about 6’0” tall and 165 lbs. with hair cut in a style similar to dreadlocks about 3” long.  He was dressed in dark clothing and light colored shoes.

Police ask that anyone with information about this incident to please call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.

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