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3 sought after home invasion, kidnapping in Georgetown

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

GEORGETOWN, SC (WCSC) - Investigators are asking for the public's help identifying three masked men after a home invasion and kidnapping in Georgetown on Monday.

Georgetown County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a home on Amelia Drive, off Highmarket Street, just before 3 a.m. after receiving reports of an invasion.

Investigators say the victim was awakened by one suspect who entered the bedroom. The victim was then forced with what appeared to be a handgun into the living room where two other victims were. All three victims were then tied up. The suspects demanded money and made off with an undisclosed amount.

Deputies say the suspects then kidnapped one of the victims and their vehicle and drove to a home on Foxfire Court off of Mercer Avenue. The kidnapped victim was then left tied up at a home and the suspects switched got into a different vehicle and fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The suspects are described as two black males and one white male.

The white male suspect is described as 5'5" to 5'6" with sandy blond hair. One black male suspect is described as approximately 5'11" and 215 pounds. The other black male suspect is described as 5'9" to 5'10" with a slim build.

Two of the victims were assaulted during the invasion. They were transported to Georgetown Memorial Hospital to be treated for their injuries.

This case is currently under investigation and anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office at (843) 546-5102.

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