Saturday, December 16, 2006

Home Invasion On North Fifth St. Elderly Residents Assaulted

By Phyllis Schaltenbrand

A home invasion occurred sometime during the night of Thursday, December 11, 2006 in the 2300 block of North Fifth St. in St. Charles. Two elderly adults in their 70’s were victims of an assault.

According to the St. Charles Police, unknown suspects entered the victim’s home and physically assaulted the couple with a blunt instrument.

The victims are being treated at a local hospital for unknown injuries. The police report that the victims are conscious and alert and talking with officers.
Earlier reports in other media listed the suspects leaving in a gold van belonging to the victims however the police say that information was in error.

As of December 13th the police told the First Capitol News that they have a suspect but no arrest has been made yet as the investigation continues.

This story first appeared on our web log, on December 12th at 12:32 p.m.