Police investigate reported home invasion robbery in Greenwich

Police have begun a “priority investigation” after three masked men committed a home invasion Monday night on Ridge Street.

According to the Greenwich Police Department, the homeowners were tied up and the robbers were able to successfully get away with the content of the safe inside the home. The incident reportedly took place shortly after 10 p.m. after the occupants of the Central Greenwich home had gone to be. Police say that the homeowners, a husband and wife, had gone to their second floor bedroom but did not lock the exterior door or activate the installed alarm system. The three suspects allegedly entered the home shortly after.

Police say that at approximately 10:15 p.m. the couple a heard noise and were then confronted by the suspects. The men are described as three black males who were wearing partial masks and carrying crowbars. They reportedly tied the couple up and were able to successfully gain access to the home’s safe. Police say that thousands of dollars worth of cash and jewelry were taken during this robbery.

No one was injured during the incident.

Police have released a description of the suspects, saying they were wearing dark clothing but had athletic builds and were of average height. They were described as being in their late 20’s or early 30’s.

Greenwich Police Capt. Mark Kordick, head of the GPD’s Detective Division, said that the investigation was now underway into the incident.

“A home invasion robbery of this type is fortunately very rare in Greenwich,” Capt. Kordick said. “The violation of the sanctity of someone home is a significant crime and one which our department takes extremely seriously. This will be a priority investigation for the division.”

Anyone with any information regarding this robbery is being advised to contact the Greenwich Police Department Investigative Tipline at (203) 622-3333 or 1-800-372-1176. Tips can also be sent by email at [email protected]

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