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Home invasion suspects sought

Published 2:41pm Sunday, October 20, 2013

A Sunday afternoon nap was interrupted for one North Pineview Drive resident, according to information from Escambia County Sheriff’s Department officials. That incident has officials asking for help from the public.

A resident in the 300 block of North Pineview Drive was awakened from a nap around 2 p.m. Sunday when two suspects kicked in the door of the home gaining entrance to the residences, according to Escambia County Chief Deputy Mike Lambert.

“The homeowner greeted the pair with a firearm when they busted in,” Lambert said. “The resident fired shots at the suspects and even fired shots at the vehicle as it fled from the area.”

Lambert said it is unknown if either the suspects - a white male and white female –  or the vehicle was hit by gunfire from the homeowner. He said the vehicle was last scene leaving the area at a high rate of speed in the Foshee Road direction from the residence.

Lambert said a description of the vehicle was a white pickup truck, possibly a Chevrolet, and possibly having an item on the back resembling a deep freezer.

Anyone with information on the incident, the suspects o the vehicle involved in this incident is asked to contact the Escambia County Sheriff’s Department at 867-0304 or any local law enforcement agency.

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