Crime

Police seek suspects in Holmes Beach home invasion

HOLMES BEACH -- Holmes Beach police were looking for two women who forced their way into a residence Tuesday morning, bound a woman and stole jewelry, money and the victim's car.

The home invasion robbery in the 4900 block of Second Avenue was reported at 10:42 a.m.

The suspects "knocked on the door and when it was answered by the victim they pushed open the door and bound and covered the head of the female victim. No weapons were exhibited," a news release stated.

After grabbing the items, the women fled in the victim's 2007 blue Hyundai Tucson SUV, Florida tag number G157YB, police said.

The victim was able to free herself and made contact with a construction crew, which called law enforcement, according to police.

One of the suspects was shorter with possible facial piercings on the lower lip. The second suspect was taller and with longer hair. Both suspects had on knit type hats and one was wearing green cargo pants cut off below the knee. according to police.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-634-TIPS (8477) or Holmes Beach Police Department Detective Mike Leonard at (941) 708-5804, ext.243.

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