AZUSA — Two men barged into a house Thursday then beat, bound and robbed an 18-year-old Azusa man.
The injured resident was taken to a hospital, said Azusa police Sgt. Randy Schmidt.
The home invasion robbery happened at 10:23 a.m. in the 900 block of West Momax Street.
Schmidt said the suspects knocked on the door then forced their way inside.
“They overpowered the resident, beat him and bound his hands,” Schmidt said.
He said the robbers fled with valuables but didn’t say specifically what items they took.
A neighbor called the police. Officers found the injured resident.
One of the robbers was described as either a white man or Latino, 19-20, with dark brown hair, light complexion, unshaven face, 5 feet 9 inches tall and 150 pounds.
He wore a black jacket, blue pants and sunglasses with one cracked lens.
The other suspect was described as a Latino in his 20s, with short brown hair, stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. He was clad in a gray sweatshirt, blue jeans and black Vans tennis shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Cpl. Rob Landeros at 626-812-3228, or Detective Rock Wenrick at 626-812-3223 or the tips hotline at 626-812-3272.
– Ruby Gonzales