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Millcreek Police Investigating Home Invasion Robbery

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A frightening morning for a Millcreek woman. She wakes up to find two men in her house, robbing her.
Now, police are looking for those suspects.

This appears to be a random home invasion, the victim tells us she doesn't know why two men, chose to rob her home.
Around 5:00 a.m., two men forced their way into a home, in the 3800 block of Lancaster Road.
Millcreek police say a 60 year old woman was sleeping on her couch, and woke to two men standing over her.
The victim told us one  suspect had a red bandana over his face, and she believed it was a knife that he held to her throat.
They then ordered her in a closet, while they searched her home for valuables.
Police say they took off with her purse, a ring, and a six-pack of beer.
Fortunately, she was not hurt.
Millcreek police collected evidence at the scene, they're now searching for a motive, and the suspects.
"The amount of property, the value of the property that they got was not all that significant. So it doesn't sound like anything that was planned. At this point though, as the investigation continues, we may be able to sort that out a little bit better." Said Millcreek Police Sgt. Rick Skonieczka.

Police say a silver SUV was spotted in the area about an hour before the robbery.
If you have any information about that vehicle, that may be linked to the crime, you're asked to call Millcreek police.

Also in Millcreek, police are looking for suspects and a motive, in an overnight shooting.
It happened, about 3:00 Tuesday morning, on West 11th near Peninsula.
Investigators say a man was shot three times outside his home.
His family was inside at the time. His name isn't being released.
Apparently, he was hit in the hip and thigh. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. No word, on his condition.
Nobody else was hurt.

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