1 RESIDENT PISTOL-WHIPPED; SUSPECTS ELUDE CAPTURE
December 16, 2010 (El Cajon )- Last night around 10 p.m., deputies from the Lemon Grove Sheriff's Station responded to a report of an armed home invasion robbery at 2966 Wildwind Drive in the Rancho San Diego area of unincorporated El Cajon near Steele Canyon County Park. (View map) Four armedm masked white men entered the home and held four victims at gunpoint while conducting the robbery, Sergeant Chris Davis reports. Victims were also bound and blindfolded.
Four residents were home at the time of the incident and one reported minor injuries after being pistol whipped by a suspect, but declined medical attention. The suspects also shot and wounded the homeowner’s dog during the robbery. The dog is being treated at a local animal hospital.
Responding deputies secured the residence and searched for the suspects with the assistance of the San Diego Police Department's ABLE helicopter, but were unable to locate any suspects.
The investigation is ongoing and the suspects have not been identified at this time. The victims identified the loss as an undisclosed sum of cash and jewelry.
The Sheriff's Department is requesting anyone who may have any information regarding this crime to contact Detective Mike Moore at 619-337-2000.