Lewisburg, August 3, 2011: The Lewisburg Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is currently investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred on July 27th, 2011 at approximately 9:20pm at 1400 Titan Way in Lewisburg.
On Friday the 27th of July at approximately 9:20pm two men armed with a single chrome plated or stainless steel handgun forced their way into a residence located at 1400 Titan Way, the home of Victor Harris and Mary Kincaid. The victim’s were home alone when they heard a knock on the front door. Mary Kincaid opened the front door and the suspects forced their way into the residence. Once inside the residence the two suspects, described as thin-built white males wearing black and white masks, forced the victims to the floor and demanded $2500 in cash and a laptop computer. When the victims could not produce the money or computer demanded by the suspects, the suspects took the victim’s wallets, keys, and a purse. The suspects also entered a bedroom where they removed and took a drawer containing jewelry. The incident only lasted a few minutes and the suspects left the residence without injuring the victims.
Lewisburg Police Officers Amanda Newcomb and Sergeant Chris Sawyers responded to the scene at approximately 9:30pm. On scene the officers ensured the area was secure and made the initial report. Detective Sergeant David Henley, Detective Scott Braden, and Detective James Johnson responded a short time later to investigate. After detectives arrived on scene a search of the area and residence was conducted and several items were collected as evidence. The description and location of the evidence recovered will not be released at this time.
Since the initial incident occurred detectives have continued to investigate and are actively following leads as they develop. At this point in the investigation detectives do not believe this was a random act and they believe the victim’s were specifically targeted for robbery.
The Lewisburg Police Department appreciates the public’s continued support and ask that anyone with information relating to this, or any crime please call Crime Stoppers at (931) 359-4867 or the Lewisburg Police Criminal Investigations Division at (931) 359-3800.