Robbers posed as police officers in Kingsville home invasion

March 04, 2013

Baltimore County Police say an armed home invasion occurred Monday in the 7400 block of Mount Vista Road, Kingsville.

Police say that on March 4, at approximately 8:30 a.m., two armed men identifying themselves as police officers forced their way into a residence.

The suspects took numerous items, including an unknown amount of currency, police said. Two male victims were tied up and were eventually freed by a family member. One of the victims was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries.

The two suspects, identified only as white males, fled the scene.

County police are warning residents to be cautious when answering their doors for persons identifying themselves as police officers. All officers should have proper identification in addition to a badge, police said. If residents have any doubt, they should call 911 or their police precinct and not open the door.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-877-7-Lockup.

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