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Home invasion reported in Merced

Merced police say they have no arrests in a home invasion robbery that happened Monday night, where an elderly man was allegedly assaulted and robbed by a female and two male suspects.

The 78-year-old victim told police that an unknown Hispanic female walked into his apartment around 9 p.m. on the 1300 block of W. 8th Street, and unlocked the front door. Seconds later, two Hispanic men walked in the apartment through the unlocked front door, the victim told police, saying that they knocked him to the floor.

The victim said the suspects took his phone and a wallet containing an undisclosed amount of money, according to police.

Merced police are asking anyone with any information about the case to call (209) 385-6900 or the department's anonymous tip-line at (209) 385-4725.

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