Home invasion suspects sought

Published 1:18 pm Thursday, August 27, 2020

Suspects in a home invasion are being sought by the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident took place in the 15000 block of New Towne Haven Lane in Carrollton at approximately 7:30 a.m. Aug. 24.

According to agency spokesman Lt. Tommy Potter, witnesses observed three white males in their 20s with tattoos on their arms and necks, driving a dark-colored older-model SUV. One male entered the home armed with a shotgun, while the other two drove up and down the street.

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The suspect who entered the home was described as dressed in a dark-colored shirt, gray cargo pants and a baseball cap. The suspect restrained the homeowner’s hands and demanded money. Meanwhile, one of the homeowners escaped and was able to run to a neighbor’s home and contact law enforcement. Potter said that multiple deputies responded and were assisted by the Smithfield Police as well.

On arrival, they found the suspect stole the homeowner’s vehicle and fled the scene. That vehicle was recovered a few miles away.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK U UP or submit an online tip at the P3 mobile tip app or at P3tips.com. All tips remain confidential and callers are never asked to reveal their name or identity. Information leading to the arrest and conviction of this wanted individual could earn the tipster an award up to $5,000.