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Fayetteville Police investigating home invasion

Posted February 14, 2021 6:34 p.m. EST

— Fayetteville Police are investigating a home invasion that took place early Saturday morning.

Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department were dispatched to a home invasion on Feb. 13 at 5:18 a.m. in the 100 block of Ellington Street.

The preliminary investigation revealed an unknown male suspect entered the residence through a rear sunroom door. After hearing a noise, the victim went back to his bedroom where his wife was sleeping. He discovered the suspect in his bedroom and yelled at him. Startled, the suspect discharged a firearm and fell back into the sunroom. The suspect then fled the scene. There were no injuries reported to either victim.

The suspect was described as: male, unknown race, light gray hooded sweatshirt under a dark jacket, dark pants, gloves, approximately 6-feet tall, thin, medium build, wearing a face covering, and dark glasses or goggles covering his eyes.

Detectives located nearby security camera footage of the suspect fleeing with another unknown subject.

Detectives are requesting the public assistance in reviewing their security camera footage from the area of Ellington Street toward Morganton Road during the night time to early morning hours. Anyone with possible video evidence is asked to contact the detective listed below.

The Fayetteville Police Department also would like to remind everyone to lock their doors and windows, set their alarm systems, and remain vigilant to suspicious activity in their neighborhood.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Detective Frashure at (910) 303-8967 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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