Victim Attacked in Attempted Home Invasion

Two residents were home when two suspects attempted to break in and attacked one victim in the process

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    A victim was struck in the head several times in the middle of an attempted home invasion robbery in Escondido Thursday, police said.

    According to Escondido police, two suspects attempted to break into a residence in the 3900 block of Foxley Drive at around 6:45 a.m.

    During the incident, police said one victim exited the home and saw a masked suspect in his yard.

    When the resident confronted the suspect, a second suspect came from behind and hit the victim in the head multiple times with the grip of a handgun.

    At the same time, another resident began to exit the home and was confronted by the original suspect, who then pointed a handgun at her.

    The victim went inside the home and called police. She was not injured.

    When police arrived at the scene, the two suspects had already fled the area in different directions. Officers searched for the suspects, but they were not immediately located.

    They are still outstanding.

    Escondido police describe the first suspect as a white female in her early 20s. She had a thin build, red hair and was wearing a black sweatshirt, gray pants and black ski mask with a skull face design on it.

    The second suspect is described as a black male, about 30 years old, with a thin build. Police said he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and also a black ski mask with a skull face design.

    Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Escondido Police Department at (760) 839-4717.
     

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