Home Invasion Suspects Cut Phone Line, Flatten Tires

Police in Laurel County are investigating an alleged home invasion.

The Laurel County Sheriffs Department tells 27NEWSFIRST they received a call from 75 year old Paul Arnold around 8:00 Monday night on North 25.

Arnold told police two men disguised with ski masks and camouflage first cut his phone line and T.V. cables, then broke through the front door.

Arnold told police the men then forced him to sit down in a chair and stole his wallet containing about $100 in cash; along with a 12 gage shotgun. Laurel County police also say the suspects flattened the tires on Arnold's car.

The Laurel County Sheriffs Department are investigating the home invasion and are currently searching for the suspects.

They are asking anyone with any information in this case to contact the Laurel County Sheriff's Office at 606-864-6600.


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  • by SISSY Location: LONDON on Feb 19, 2008 at 07:28 PM
    Mr Arnold, Please dont expect our fine Police Dept. In Laurel Co to figure out your robbery we had a neighbors house broken into and all they said was"we think we know who is doing this but we haven't caught them at it yet but we wiil" they left with out taking finger print or pictures. So if any one knows who is breaking into these houses let another dept know they would probley get the job done faster. But just remeber WE LOVE OUR COUNTY :)
  • by cutter4x4 Location: South of East KY on Feb 19, 2008 at 06:57 PM
    There should be special consideration for criminals that target the elderly. The penalties for any crime against a victim of a specific age should be stiffer... Like... ...FINE DOUBLED IN HOME OF ELDERlY... ... I hope laurel County Sheriff's office gets a posse and dogs and spotlights and ATV's and more dogs...

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