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Elderly woman victim of home invasion
JEFFERSON COUNTY - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is searching for three men who committed a home invasion and attacked an elderly woman.
According to a news release, on Friday, May 16, 2014, at 11:53 p.m., the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office dispatch center received a call of a home invasion/aggravated robbery that had just occurred in the 1100 block of Kotz Road in Nome.
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The elderly female complainant was awakened to find three men with guns inside her residence. They assaulted the woman and located and removed a large amount of cash and a flat screen TV. The robbery occurred between 11:30 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. The victim was transported to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth for treatment of injuries. She was later released after treatment.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is asking anyone who saw something suspicious in the area to contact the detective division at 409-835-8411. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the individuals responsible for this crime. They are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (409) 833-TIPS with any information.