Two suspects at large after home invasion burglary

Two suspects remain at large after a home invasion burglary.

The Hoquiam Police Department tells KXRO that four of six suspects are in custody after the six allegedly entered a residence uninvited and assaulted an occupant with a pair of nunchucks.

Police say they responded to a report of a display of a weapon at a residence in the 700 block of 4th Street at about 10:00pm Saturday night January 24.

They say upon arrival the officers talked to an 18 year old Hoquiam man who was bleeding from the head and mouth.

Police say the victim was with two of his friends when the six suspects came in unannounced through an unlocked door.

Reports say at least three of the suspects participated in assaulting the victim, at least one of them armed with a pair of nunchucks, while the others watched the assault take place.

According to police the victim was able to name four of the six people who had entered his residence unlawfully and assaulted him.

They say at about 1:30am Sunday morning, Hoquiam officers went to an address in the 1400 block of Aberdeen Avenue in Aberdeen in an attempt to locate several of the suspects and with the assistance of Aberdeen Police and the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s K9, they were able to arrest two men involved in the incident.

A 19 year old Elma man and an 18 year old Aberdeen man were taken into custody.

Hoquiam officers also checked several locations which led to locating a 17 year old Hoquiam girl who was involved and she was booked into the Grays Harbor County Juvenile Detention Facility.

Police say detectives obtained a search warrant for the residence in the 1400 block of Aberdeen Avenue in Aberdeen.  During the search the nunchucks believed to be used in the assault were recovered.

Also at the residence was a 23 year old Aberdeen man who was believed to be one of the 6 who entered the residence and he was taken into custody.

Hoquiam Police tell KXRO that two suspects remain at large, an 18 year old Hoquiam man and 19 year old Aberdeen man.

The four in custody were arrested on charges of Burglary in the 1st Degree.

The investigation is ongoing.



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