Posted: Dec 26, 2012 1:07 PM by JD Downing
Updated: Dec 26, 2012 1:15 PM
The Palmer Lake Police Department is investigating an armed robbery which occurred on Wednesday December 26, 2012.
Approximately 3:15 AM the 911 Dispatch Center received an emergency call in reference to a burglary that just occurred on Gillia St. in Palmer Lake. The suspects left prior to police arrival, however, the ensuing investigation revealed that 3 suspects entered the home through a window. While the suspects were in the house a male resident woke up and confronted the suspects who were all armed with handguns. A struggle ensued and the resident received minor injuries. During the incident the male resident was held against his will in a bedroom and a female resident and teenage child were locked in a bathroom.
Items taken by the suspects included household electronics and live marijuana plants. The suspects were described as three males wearing black or gray hooded or non-hooded sweatshirts, all of which were wearing dark bandanas.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Palmer Lake Police Department at (719) 481-2934.