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Waynesboro Police Investigate Home Invasion, Armed Robbery

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Waynesboro police are searching for three masked men after a home invasion at a retirement community. It happened early Thursday morning at Fairfax Hall.

Investigators say the trio forced their way into a Fairfax Hall apartment, robbed the people inside of some cash and fired at least three shots.

Investigators believe the victims were targeted. No one was seriously hurt.

City of Waynesboro Press Release

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a home invasion armed robbery in which shots were fired.  On October 10, 2013 at approximately 1:40 AM, officers responded to an apartment at Fairfax Hall, 1101 Reservoir Street, for a report of several masked subjects entering the building armed with weapons.  When officers arrived, they spoke to three victims, a 60 year old Waynesboro man, a 41 year old Waynesboro man and a 38 year old Richmond man.

All of the men indicated that at least three masked men with guns entered the complex when a one of the victims opened the door for a female friend.  As soon as they entered, the assailants forced all three victims on the floor and robbed them of cash and other valuables estimated at $550.  During the course of the robbery, the subjects fired at least two shots.  Other than the 38 year old victim receiving minor lacerations, there were no injuries.

Suspect #1 is described as a light skinned black male, tall and slender and Suspect #2 is described as a dark skinned black male, stocky build, 5' 10", 220 lbs.                       

No description of the third suspect is available but all were wearing face coverings that resembled ski masks. The Police Department is not treating this as a random incident and believes the victims were targeted.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Waynesboro Police Department at (540) 942-6675 or Central Shenandoah Crime Stoppers at 1(800)322-2017.  Information given to Crime Stoppers may be given anonymously.  Callers with information that lead to an arrest in this case are eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.

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