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Family tied up during Kinston home invasion

Posted December 12, 2013

Police were searching for two men who burst into a Kinston home on Dec. 11, 2013, and tied up a 74-year-old woman and a 10-year-old girl.
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— Police were searching Thursday for two men who burst into a Kinston home Wednesday evening and tied up a 74-year-old woman and a 10-year-old girl.

A man told police that, while he was out of the house, his 3-year-old son answered the front door of their home in the 1400 block of Lockwood Road at about 6 p.m., and two men, one armed with a handgun, came inside.

The intruders tied up the man's aunt and his daughter and then rummaged through the home, the man told police. The 3-year-old wasn't tied up.

No one was injured, and it doesn't appear anything was taken from the home, police said.

during the incident.

Anyone with information about the home invasion is asked to call the Kinston Police Department at 252-939-3189 or the department tip line at 252-939-4020.

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  • rmsmith Dec 13, 2013

    Probably drug related. Such a lovely city

  • anotherbabyboomer Dec 13, 2013

    Nothing was taken, very strange.