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Kids Sleep Through Armed Home Invasion in Rochester

Updated: 05/12/2014 6:21 PM
Created: 05/12/2014 11:38 AM KAALtv.com

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- It was a scary night for people at a Southeast Rochester home. According to police, two men broke into the house, and forced all the adults in the house to one room.

The suspects held them at gunpoint, and made them lie on the ground with blankets over their head. Another adult in the home, managed to hide from the suspects, and called police.

When officers got there, one of the suspects ran upstairs, jumped out of a window, and took off in a dark-colored SUV. The other suspect, 33-year-old Tirone Ruth, was arrested and faces charges of aggravated robbery, terroristic threats, 1st degree burglary, and felon in possession of a handgun.

Police are still searching for the other suspect.

They think a third person may also be involved. The SUV was found abandoned. Two handguns were recovered at the scene. Police say there were also three children in the home at the time, who apparently slept through the entire incident. 

Tirone Ruth
Olmsted County Adult Detention Center


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