Lafayette police: Disabled veteran injured during home invasion

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Police are searching for two men after they robbed and injured a disabled veteran in Lafayette.

Lafayette police responded to a report of a home invasion on the city’s east side Saturday night around 11 p.m.

The victim, who is a disabled veteran, told police two men entered his home, and one male displayed a handgun.

The suspects ransacked the house and injured the veteran when they knocked him to the ground

The first suspect was described as a heavy set black male wearing dark pants, a plaid shirt, and he was clean-shaven. The second suspect was described as a skinny black male in a plaid shirt.

Officers do not have any persons of interest at this time. This case is still under investigation.

If you have any information about this crime, please contact the We-Tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME.

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