Home invasion suspects sought

Published 2:41 pm 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.”

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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.