Men break in home overnight, hold up elderly woman

  • Posted: Thursday, October 4, 2012 12:23 p.m.

Two men broke into a home on Gregg Street in Graniteville overnight and held up an elderly woman, forcing her to give them cash and her cell phone, according to the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office.

The burglary occurred early this morning at around 12:20 a.m. when two men, unknown to the victim, entered her home by unknown means, police said. The suspects then approached the victim while she was in her bedroom and forced her to give them an undisclosed amount of cash and her cell phone, police said.

Investigators and the Aiken County Bloodhound Tracking Team responded to the incident location.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (800) 922-9709. Individuals also should call Crimestoppers of the Midlands at (888) CRIME – SC. Callers can remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of between $50 and $1000.

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