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Police searching for suspects in violent New Paris home robbery


The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is searching for suspects in a Monday evening home robbery near New Paris that sent the homeowner to the hospital.

Police say two men forced their way in to a home in the 71000 block of State Road 15 around 8:40 p.m. on Monday. Police say the suspects struck the homeowner with a metal object. The homeowner, who is in his 80's, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries where he is currently being treated. No injuries were reported to a woman in her 70's, who was also in the home.

Police say the suspects took money, guns and electronics from the home. The suspects are described as two tall, slender black men, possibly near 40-years-old.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department at 574-533-4151.

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