Duo duct-tapes woman, burglarizes home, deputies say | Crime
CLEVELAND COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A woman was assaulted, tied up with duct tape, and robbed by two men, according to the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office.
The incident happened Thursday around 11:45 p.m. when two men rang the door bell at a home on Boyce Road. The owner of the home answered the door, and had a brief conversation with the men, deputies say.
Then, the men pulled out guns and forced their way inside. The homeowner was bound with duck tape by the duo, and even hit on the head with a gun by one of the men, according to deputies.
The men then stole a variety of items from the home.
Once the subjects had left, the female was able to free herself from the duct tape and make it to a neighbor to call 911.
The thieves are described as two black males, one about 6 feet tall, in his early 20’s, with a medium complexion and short hair; the other in his late teens with a dark complexion with braids in his hair.
The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $500 cash reward, and Crimestoppers is also offering a reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of these two men.
If you have any information please call 704-484-4822 or 704-481-TIPS.
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