Man Injured In Home Invasion

An Anderson County man is recovering after two robbers beat him during an early Tuesday morning home invasion.

Police say two masked men rang the door bell repeatedly at the man's home on Highland Avenue in Lawrenceburg.

Once Coley Wideman got to the door, the robbers forced their way in and pistol whipped him.

Wideman says one of the men fought with him while the other went searching through the house

The victim's wife and 15-year-old daughter weren't hurt. They hid out in a bedroom.

The robbers got away with a purse filled with cash and some prescription drugs.

Coley suffered some cuts to his head, but it doing OK.

The search continues for the robbers. Police say they were dressed all in black and were wearing masks so it will be difficult to figure out who they were.

If you have any information, you're asked to call Lawrenceburg Police at 502-839-5125.


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  • by Donnyeal Location: Frankfort on Aug 12, 2008 at 10:49 PM
    This story has DRUGS/MONEY written all over it... he owes someone either money, drugs, or both.... it always happens that way! I guess the hood is rough in Lawrenceburg
  • by A Location: L on Aug 12, 2008 at 08:04 PM
    I wanna know how they knew he had prescription drugs? Theres several local break ins that made the news and people play dumb yet they know why they where targeted. Theives tend to only rob people while their home if they know what they are after in teh 1st place.
  • by Garland Location: peekaboo on Aug 12, 2008 at 07:28 PM
    drugs, nuff said.
  • by Kelly Location: Lawrenceburg on Aug 12, 2008 at 05:21 PM
    There has been more things like this happening here in the last 2 years then all 14 years I've lived here combined.
  • by Casey Location: Lexington on Aug 12, 2008 at 09:14 AM
    When is this stuff going to stop? It is a shame that you are not safe in your own home.

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