Suspect in home invasion in custody

June 24, 2011

One man is in custody and three others are being questioned in connection with a violent home invasion at about 6:30 a.m. Thursday morning on the city’s northwest side. Police say three men armed with a gun and knife forced their way into a woman's home just south of 71st Street near Michigan Road at about 6:30 a.m., and then ransacked the home, robbed the woman and sexually assaulted her. The suspects also took her car and tried to use her ATM card at a nearby bank. The victim is recovering at a hospital.