Manteca couple reports home invasion robbery

local@modbee.comDecember 9, 2012 

— Four masked men carried out a home invasion robbery shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday in the 300 block of Shepard Way, the Manteca Police Department said.

A man and his wife were sleeping when they heard a loud bang downstairs, authorities said. The man said one of the robbers, wearing a white mask, then entered their bedroom and made demands while holding them at gunpoint. The robbers stole electronic items, jewelry and money.

One of the robbers was described as a man 5 feet 7 or 5 feet 8, weighing 160 to 170 pounds, with black clothing, a white mask and a silver handgun. Another robber was described as a man 5 feet 9 or 5 feet 10, weighing 170 to 180 pounds, with black clothing, a white mask and a black handgun.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Rob Armosino at (209) 456-8152 or South County Crime Stoppers at (209) 823-4636.

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