Police looking for two men considered armed, dangerous after home invasion
TOWN OF FULTON--Investigators are looking for two men suspected of holding a Rock County couple at gunpoint before taking guns, cash and a truck from the couple’s home, according to a news release from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office.
Emergency responders were dispatched at 10:54 p.m. Friday to a report of a home invasion and robbery on West Miles Road in the town of Fulton. The town of Fulton is a rural municipality southwest of Edgerton in Rock County.
A man and woman said two white males in their late teens or early twenties came into the home through an unlocked door, held the homeowners at gunpoint and demanded access to a safe, according to the news release. The men wore dark-colored ski masks. They are between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall and of slim build, according to the news release.
The men took several long guns, a few handguns and some ammunition. They also took cash and fled the scene in a red 2011 Ford F250 Super Duty pickup truck that belonged to the homeowners.
The truck’s license plate number is GL7661.
The men remain at large and are considered armed and dangerous.
The male homeowner was transported to Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center, Janesville, where he was treated for minor cuts and a bloody nose, according to the news release. The woman was uninjured in the incident, according to the release.
Rock County Sheriff’s Office deputies as well as Edgerton police, firefighters and EMTs responded to the scene.
The incident remains under investigation. Police ask anyone who sees the men or knows more to call Rock County Communications Center at 608-757-2244.
The Gazette will update the story as information becomes available.