Home Invasion Under Investigation


By WSIL Manager

FRANKLIN CO. -- Authorities are investigating a weekend home invasion and armed robbery at a Rend Lake College apartment complex.

It happened Saturday evening at Rend Lake College Place Apartments just south of the campus.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says three men armed with guns reportedly entered the apartment and held the people inside for nearly an hour.

The four victims, all Rend Lake College athletes, told authorities the men were looking for two people who lived at the apartments but weren't there.

The men later took cash and other items from the victims and left in what is believed to be a silver four-door Oldsmobile Alero. A description of the men has not been made available.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Franklin County Sheriff's Office at (618) 438-4850 or the department's tip line at (618) 439-9561.



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