COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Division of Police is asking for help identifying two suspects who broke into a home in South Linden Monday and stole items while holding family members at gunpoint.
The incident happened in the 1200 block of East 22nd Avenue, just west of Cleveland Avenue. Police received a call about the reported home invasion just before 4:45 p.m.
Police say a family of four adults and a toddler were being held at gunpoint against their will while two suspects stole items from the home.
Police added that the suspects intimidated the family by pointing firearms at them and threatening to kill them if they didn’t give them money.
The suspects ran away from the house toward Medina Avenue.
Police released photos of the suspects believed to be involved in the home invasion. They were last seen wearing dark-colored hoodies and black sweatpants.
Police say both suspects are believed to be between the ages of 15 and 25.
Anyone with information about the suspects’ identity can call the Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477 (TIPS).