WZTV - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Suspects in Cumberland Heights Robbery, Beating Sought

Stream WZTV Fox 17 Newscasts LIVE starting with Fox 17 This Morning at 5am and News at 9pm.

A Cumberland Heights man was hospitalized Thursday night after two men broke into his home, beat him with a stick and took his wallet.

Montgomery County Investigators are seeking two suspects in the robbery, who the victim identified as Drevon Green, 21, and Michael Connor, 21, according to a press release. Both are on probation for another aggravated robbery in the area.

Ive secured warrants for aggravated robbery on both suspects, said Investigator Geoff Blanchard. More charges will follow at the investigations continue.

Around 8:30 p.m., the victim was inside his Hilltop Road apartment when he heard a noise at his front door, the release said. As he went to investigate the noise, the victim said the two men broke through the door, rushed into his home and charged towards him. He attempted to flee into another room, but the two caught up with him and began to beat him with a large stick. He also claimed the men had a pistol.

The men beat him to the ground, the victim said, and continued to beating him, telling him not to get up. They then ransacked his bedroom and living room, and told him to wait 10 minutes before getting up once they left.

After the suspects left, the victim ran to a neighbors house and called 911.

Investigators found the victim in his home with various injuries. He told investigators that the men took his wallet containing cash and credit/debit cards, financial documents, his cell phone and his keys.

The victim was transported by private party to the hospital.

Follow us on Twitter @wztv_fox17 and LIKE us on Facebook for updates.