Police are searching for three armed men following a home invasion in Bellmore, Long Island.
Three African-American men dressed as construction workers, wearing hats and masks, burglarized a home on Ellen Road Friday. The suspects pistol-whipped the husband, who was at home with his wife during that time. He is hospitalized however there are no details on his current condition. His wife was also sent to the hospital to be treated for trauma and shock. Thankfully, she was not physically harmed/injured.
According to Nassau County police, the husband recently sold his business and he said this was a targeted robbery. The suspects fled in a grey van, and made off with cash and jewelry.
An email was sent to residents from the North and Central Merrick neighborhood watch. It said:
“We received the following message from the South Bellmore Civic Association:
There was a home invasion this morning on Ellen Road.
3 black males w/ weapon & on the loose. Helicopters are overhead searching.
Please be alert & be safe.
Police have been going door-to-door searching for the suspects.”