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Car Stolen During Weekend Home Invasion

WGIL Newsroom . Local News 239

IL-GalesburgPDGalesburg Police responded to the 200 block of Silver Street Sunday afternoon to a report of a home invasion.

Once on scene, police made contact with the two victims who said that the night before, three men entered their residence.

According to the police report, the victims were playing video games when they heard their door being kicked in Saturday night.

As the victims came into the living room to figure out what was causing the noise, a man allegedly pointed a gun at them.

Two of the men stayed with the victims while the third searched the house for items of value.

The incident lasted about 15 minutes before the perpetrators left the residence. Both victims recalled all three of the invaders were holding revolvers.

$11,000 was stolen from the residence in the form of both dollar bills and a change jar.

The victims were unable to provide a suspect description. Those responsible are facing charges of Armed Home Invasion.

An investigation is ongoing.