ELIZABETH TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) — Police said a 90-12 months-outdated girl in Elizabeth Township was robbed and assaulted in her residence.
Police claimed officers responded to the household on Boston Hollow in the township on Thursday. When they arrived, the girl reported she was watching Television in her dwelling space at 2 a.m. when the Tv set went out and a banging was listened to at the door.
She then advised police that her door was kicked open up and two men entered her home. One person stole jewelry from the bed room space, the girl advised police.
Just before leaving, a person male sprayed the girl with sizzling sauce and alcoholic beverages to disorient and the other smashed her mobile phone on the flooring, according to law enforcement.
“They ran off like cowards into the darkness,” Elizabeth Township Law enforcement Chief Ken Honick told KDKA-Television set on Friday.
The woman eventually went to a neighbor’s house to call 911.
Investigators speedily identified the suspects’ get-absent auto, a pink mini-van, by applying movie from doorbell cameras from houses, surveillance cameras from companies and the township’s license-plate reader.
Law enforcement claimed William Aschmeller and Carl Mathews, equally of McKeesport, have been later arrested and charged. They are at present in the Allegheny County Jail. They are both of those facing a list of prices, such as robbery and theft.
Investigators assume the pair specific the female mainly because one particular of the suspects, a handyman, had performed some work in the neighborhood inside of the final six months and identified her as an simple target.
“We will not and we cannot take this sort of actions in our local community,” the main explained.
As for the victim, she was not seriously damage, but Honick reported, “She’s in the privacy of her own property. She’s in the comfort and stability of her individual household. She felt incredibly violated. She was pretty shaken up.”