LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Longmont are searching for two suspects in a home invasion, assault and robbery that left a teen with serious injuries.
According to Cmdr. Jeff Satur with Longmont police, the incident occurred at approximately 5 a.m. in the 1200 block of Atwood Street but police didn’t get a call until 7:30 a.m. when the victim was in the hospital.
Satur said two men dressed in all black broke into a residence and beat a 19-year-old male who lives alone.
No race or further description of the suspects were released.
The victim has serious injuries, including facial fractures and a laceration on his skull after he was beaten with an iron fire poker. Two vehicles, cash and marijuana were stolen.
A 1997 orange Ford Econoline van that was stolen was later recovered by police in the 1700 block of Antero Drive.
The other stolen vehicle is described as a 2001 red four-door Jeep Cherokee with Colorado plates 917-YYH.
Satur said he doesn’t believe the crime was random.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Longmont Police Department at (303) 651-8501.