Five masked gunmen stormed a house in Menifee while a family slept at about 1:30 a.m. on Monday June 11, officials reported.
Responding officers from the Menifee Police department learned five African-American men forced their way into the residence, located in the 28000 block of Los Cielos Drive.
The victims told officers the gunmen brought them into the living room where the suspects demanded jewelry and cash, a Riverside County Sheriff’s report stated.
After scouring the residence and taking an undetermined amount of cash, the five robbers fled.
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They are described as black males in their early 20s wearing all dark clothing, black gloves and black ski masks. Three of the suspects were armed with handguns.
The victims were unsure if the suspects fled on foot or in a vehicle, Sgt. Payne said.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to call the Perris station at 951-210-1000.
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