Armed Robbers Invade Temecula Home, Tie Up Victims

TEMECULA (CBS) — Authorities are on the hunt for five armed robbers, who made their way into a Temecula home and tied up two residents before making off with jewelry, television sets and a laptop.

The incident, which occurred about 5:30 p.m. Friday, took place in the 42000 block of Calle Lagartija, according to the sheriff’s department.

Deputies said a 22-year-old male victim suffered an injury to his face, but was not hospitalized. A second victim, identified as  a 72-year-old male, was not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s department at (951) 696-3000.

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