Crime

Columbus man, child robbed at gunpoint during Cusseta Road home invasion

Police are working to identify the two men who reportedly robbed a 9-year-old boy and 45-year-old man at gunpoint during a Monday home invasion on Cusseta Road, according to reports.

At about 10 p.m., the attackers allegedly aimed a black pistol at the man and a silver pistol at the younger victim without harming either individual, officials said.

In police records, officials did not provide a detailed description of the home invaders who targeted the victims' apartment in the 4100 block of Cusseta Road.

According to a report, the suspects took $520 and $299 in assorted jewelry that belonged to the Columbus man. Among the stolen jewelry items was $149 worth of black and gold necklaces and bracelets, police said.

A corporal officer said he received a Monday call at about 10:21 p.m. regarding the home invasion.

The Columbus Police Department continues to investigate the incident.

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