3 Held Captive in Hacienda Heights Home Invasion

Detectives continued their search Tuesday for two men who held three people captive in their Hacienda Heights home as it was ransacked and burglarized.

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File photo of crime scene tape (credit: flickr/Tex Texin via Creative Commons)

The home invasion robbery took place in the 15000 block of Facilidad Street at about 9:45 p.m. on Monday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. 

The two men entered through a bathroom window and held the three victims — a 95-year-old man, an 87-year-old woman and a 50-year-old woman — captive for about 45 minutes while the went through the home looking for cash and jewelry, according to the sheriff’s department.

The victims contacted authorities after the men left through the front door.

None of the victims were injured during the robbery, according to the sheriff’s department.

Investigators believed the men, who were thought to be Hispanic and in their 30s, escaped with about $2,000 cash and several pieces of jewelry.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the Industry Sheriff’s Station Detective Bureau at 626-330-3322.

Those who prefer to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 (800-222-TIPS).


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