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Elderly Man Injured in Home Invasion

By news@wbbjtv.com
By 7 Eyewitness News Staff

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. - A 70 year old Madison County man was injured in a home invasion early Wednesday morning.

According to the Madison County Sheriff's Department, they were called to a home in the 700 block of Cedarfield Road in Pinson at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The resident told deputies that a short white man wearing a ball cap and carrying a black automatic handgun forced his way into his home. The suspect was accompanied by another white man who was taller than the other one.

The thieves then allegedly forced the victim to the ground and hit him several times in the head. They also tied the man to a chair.

The men escaped with an undisclosed amount of money.

The 70 year old victim was treated at the scene by first responders for his injuries.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Madison County Sheriff's Department at 731.423.6000 or Crime Stoppers at 731.424.8477.