PERRY TOWNSHIP, Morrow County — The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported armed home invasion and robbery. The incident occurred early Saturday evening on Morrow County Road 59 in Perry Township in north east Morrow County.
The victim, who is not being identified at this time, called 9-1-1 shortly before 6:30 p.m. Morrow County Sheriff’s deputies were told two male subjects approached the residence on foot carrying a shovel. The asked the victim if they could shovel the sidewalk at the residence, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. After a short conversation outside, the suspects forced the victim back inside the house at gunpoint. The victim’s arms and legs were bound and his head was covered with a blanket. The suspects ransacked the residence taking unknown amount of cash and items. The victim was physically assaulted but not seriously injured. After the suspects left, he was able to get free and call 9-1-1.
The suspects are described as being in the early to mid 20s. One is a light-skinned blacked male, approximately 6 feet tall, with a slender build. The other is a white male, approximately 5 foot 10 inches tall with a slightly heavier build than the other man. Both were wearing dark-colored jacket and pants.
The investigation into this attack continues.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office at 419-946-4444.