Man Stabbed During Home Invasion

Posted: October 8, 2013 in Home Invasion Stories, Man Stabbed During Home Invasion

Man stabbed during Genoa Township home invasion

Oct. 7, 2013   |

Responders are on scene in the Hampton Ridge condominiums neighborhood in Genoa Township.

Responders are on scene in the Hampton Ridge condominiums neighborhood in Genoa Township. / Citzen-submitted photo

Written by Lisa Roose-Church, DAILY PRESS & ARGUS

A 26-year-old Genoa Township man was hospitalized after two men wearing Halloween masks entered his home and stabbed him early this morning, police said.

Livingston County Sheriff Bob Bezotte said there are believed to be three men involved in the home invasion, which occurred around 12:50 a.m. in the 4000 block of Hampton Ridge Blvd. in the Hampton Ridge condominium, east off Latson Road and north of Grand River Avenue.

He said two men wearing Halloween masks entered the home and demanded money. He said the intruders began physically fighting with the victim, who was stabbed three times in the lower abdomen.

Bezotte said the victim’s 26-year-old girlfriend grabbed the couple’s 2-year-old toddler and ran. The toddler received minor injuries when the woman fell while running away, but neither were physically injured by the intruders, the sheriff noted.

The 26-year-old male was transported by ambulance to the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor where he was last list in stable condition, authorities said.

One intruder was described as a black male, about 6 feet tall and of “average” build. He is estimated to weigh about 200 pounds. The second intruder was described as a white male of thin build and about 160 pounds.

Bezotte said a third male is believed to have been the lookout. There is no description of him immediately available.

Additional details were not released due to the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sheriff’s Detective Matt Shutes at 517-540-7941 or CrimeStoppers at 800-SPEAK-UP or 800-773-2587.

Source: http://www.livingstondaily.com/article/20131007/NEWS06/131007004

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