Three injured in Aurora home invasion

Updated 7/29/2014 7:12 PM

Three people were injured early Tuesday when at least four others forced their way into an Aurora home.

Five family members -- a 52-year-old man, a 23-year-old man, a 54-year-old woman, a 22-year-old woman and a 5-year-old girl -- were inside the home on the 700 block of Fifth Street when at least four masked intruders broke in at around 4:30 a.m., according to an email from the city of Aurora's media relations manager Dan Ferrelli.

The intruders entered the home through a rear door and "more than one had a gun and more than one had a knife," according to the email.

The intruders put the five family members in one room and "demanded valuables." They threatened the family members and beat and cut the two men and the 22-year-old woman.

After rummaging through the house, the suspects left the residence.

It was not known if the suspects left with anything or if they entered a vehicle, according to the email.

The three victims injured by the suspects received serious yet nonlife-threatening cuts and were taken to a hospital. The other 54-year-old woman and 5-year-old girl were not injured.

The incident is not believed to be random, and narcotics has not been eliminated as a possible motive for the home invasion.

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