Several injured during violent home invasion in Iberia Parish
POSTED: Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 2:00pm
UPDATED: Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 2:04pm
IBERIA PARISH, LA — A little more than half a dozen people were robbed at gunpoint and some sustained injuries during a home invasion.
The incident happened on Thursday, August 2, at approximately 1:18 a.m. Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to the 5000 block of Rip Van Winkle Road in reference to a home invasion.
Once deputies arrived they learned that 7 males were robbed at gun point by 3 black males. The victims described the suspects as having some type of masks covering their faces. Also they were all wearing white t-shirts and one of the suspects was armed with a handgun.
Four of the victims received injuries from the suspects and had to be transported to a local hospital. According to the victims, the suspects forced their way into the residence through the front door. Once inside they hit the victims and took the victims wallets.
Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office are investigating the incident and ask if anyone has information involving the robbery to please contact the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 369-3714.