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Culpeper Police Seek Public’s Help to Solve October Home Invasion

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Town of Culpeper
Press Release

Culpeper police again are asking for the public's help to identify two men, who allegedly viciously assaulted an 86-year-old Culpeper man during a home invasion Oct. 21, 2011.

"We have looked into all the leads provided so far, but we need more information," said Detective Richard Brooking. "We hope that someone will step forward to help us solve this violent crime."

Detective Brooking said the elderly man answered the door at his home in the 400 block of Macoy Avenue about 9 p.m. that Friday. The men at the door allegedly assaulted the homeowner and forced their way into the home. The men then allegedly rummaged through the home.

The victim was transported to Culpeper Regional Hospital and later transferred to the University of Virginia Medical Center due to the severity of his injuries. Later, was moved to a rehabilitation center. As a result of the injuries suffered during the violent attack, the victim has been admitted to the hospital several times and undergone additional rehabilitation.

One of the two men is described as white male, in his 20s, about 5 feet 9 inches or 10 inches tall. The second man was wearing a hooded sweatshirt.

Police responded to the scene and collected evidence.

Culpeper Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information that helps solve this heinous crime. Callers can earn a cash reward by providing information. Callers never have to give their name of testify in court to earn a cash reward.

Anyone with information on the incident may contact Detective Brooking at 540-829-5004 or anonymously call Crime Solvers at 540-727-0300.

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