Armed home invasion reported in Marion
MARION — The Marion Police Department is investigating what appears to have been an armed home invasion.
According to police, and the victims, a group of several masked men armed with handguns broke into an apartment on Wareham Road, and pistol whipped two men who were inside on the night of Friday, Jan. 3.
Marion police responded to a 911 call at 11:48 p.m. Upon arrival, officers located two men with visible injuries and wounds to their faces. Emergency Medical Services was dispatched to the scene.
The victims said that four or five men were involved, and all the suspects were armed with handguns and were wearing gloves.
The victims also reported that the intruders seemed to be looking for something "specific."
Officers began a search with the assistance of a Plymouth County Sheriff K-9 unit, but no one was found.
One of the victims was transported to Tobey Hospital in Wareham with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening. The other was treated at the scene but declined to be transported.
The incident is being investigated by the Marion Police Department and Plymouth County Bureau of Criminal Investigation.
Marion Police Chief John Garcia urges anyone with information about this incident to contact the department at 508-748-1212.
Police do not believe there is a general danger to the public.