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November 5, 2013

UPDATE: Couple robbed during home invasion

NEW PARIS — Elkhart County police are looking for two men who robbed an elderly couple south of New Paris Monday night.

The robbery took place around 9:40 p.m. at a home in the 71000 block of Ind. 15. Two men forced their way into the residence, home to an 82-year-old man and a 78-year-old woman. Police said the robbers struck the man with a metal object and took money, guns and electronics from the residence.

The 82-year-old was transported to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police reported.

The robbers were described as two tall, slender black males, possibly around 40 years old.

Police ask anyone with information about the crime or the robbers involved to call the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department at 574-533-4151.

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