Masked Suspects Pistol-Whip Man During Hawthorne Home Invasion

HAWTHORNE (CBSLA.com) – Authorities are searching for two masked men who attacked a man during an early Wednesday morning break-in at a Hawthorne apartment.

According to Hawthorne police, the victim and his three teen daughters were inside when the home invasion occurred at around 3:30 a.m. in the 14000 block of Chadron Avenue.

Police said the suspects confronted the man and then pistol-whipped him before fleeing. The victim was treated at the scene by Los Angeles County firefighters, but did not have to be taken to a hospital.

It was unclear what the motive was in the attack or if anything was stolen.

Police are continuing to investigate. There was no immediate description of the suspects.

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