Home Invasion Suspects Confronted by Owner Fled in His Vehicle, Still at Large
Within the hour, the Denver Police Department tweeted about a home invasion on the 7000 block of East Exposition.
A photo from the scene tweeted by Fox31's Chris Jose. Additional images and more below.
The home's owner is said to have confronted the suspects, who allegedly fled the scene in the owner's vehicle. Continue for the details shared to date.
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Denver cops' first blast of info about the crime is encompassed in a two-part tweet. Here's part one....
BREAKING (1/2)#DPD responded to 7000blk E Exposition on a report of Burglary where homeowner confronted multiple suspects. Suspects fled— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) August 25, 2014
...and here's part two:
BREAKING (2/2) in homeowners blue Toyota Highlander on Exposition. Ongoing investigation no further info#Denver— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) August 25, 2014
Even before the DPD weighed in, Fox31's Chris Jose was already on the scene. Below, see one of his Twitpic dispatches....
Residents in the 7000 blk of E Exposition will likely be waking up to a crime scene after a reported home invasion pic.twitter.com/n8UYutylCY— Chris Jose TV (@CJose) August 25, 2014
"PIO" stands for public-information officer -- meaning that the Denver Police Department deems what went down as sufficiently alarming that it's sending a spokesperson to address it. In the meantime, we're betting those nearby residents mentioned by Jose are already wide awake -- and have already double-checked the locks on their doors.
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