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Gunmen enter Lakeview home, rob couple

900 block of Porteous (Source: Google Maps) 900 block of Porteous (Source: Google Maps)

A man and woman in the Lakeview area were the victims of an aggravated burglary.

Two armed men barged through the backdoor of the couple's home in the 900 block of Porteous around 5 p.m. on Wednesday. They demanded keys to a car that the couple did not own, according to woman. 

The 72-year-old man and 58-year-old woman handed over keys to a car they did own. The perpetrators searched the house and then left in that car.

No injuries were reported. Police have not released a description of the gunmen.

The vehicle and woman's purse, with everything in it, were recovered Thursday morning.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s).  You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at   

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