Officials searching for two home invasion suspects

BELLE ROSE, LA (WAFB) - Assumption Parish officials are searching for two armed home invasion suspects. The home invasion happened in Belle Rose, LA on Sunday, January 6 just before 9 a.m.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the 22-year-old male victim returned home and was attacked by two masked and armed men who were hiding inside of his home. The victim told the sheriff's office that he was stabbed in his upper arm during a struggle.

The victim says the suspects tied him up and demanded money. Reports say the victim surrendered $400 and then the suspects ransacked the home. The victim's cell phone, several pairs of shoes and various items of clothing were also taken.

The victim was able to free himself and he went to a nearby family member's home and called the sheriff's office. He was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 985-526-1627 or 985-369-2912.

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