WITN  | Pitt County  | News, Weather, Sports

UPDATED: Man Pistol Whipped, Robbed During Home Invasion

Police say they have found the stolen car involved in a home invasion Tuesday in Winterville.

The black 2000 Cadillac was recovered this morning in the parking lot at Lowes Home Improvement on Memorial Drive. Police say they're now processing the car for any fingerprints.

Pablo Trinidad, Jr. told police he was lying in bed when he heard a noise at his back door. Trinidad says he was rushed by 2 men wearing all black, while a third man remained outside. The victim was pistol whipped, and ordered to sit on the couch while the home was ransacked.

Police say they're still looking for the three men.


Previous Story

Police are searching for two men for a home invasion that happened in Winterville Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities tell WITN News that the two entered the home through the back door on Garland Road around 2:30 p.m. The homeowner was asleep on the couch and startled when the men burst inside.

Police say he was pistol whipped. The robbers then held him at gunpoint while they took his television, jewelery, video games, and $200 in cash. They made their getaway in the man's car.

Police put out alerts for authorities to be on the lookout for a black 2000 Cadillac Deville with two men inside.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 40249502 - witn.com/a?a=40249502