Police search for two men accused of breaking into Greensboro home, assaulting victim with knife

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Police are searching for two men accused of forcing their way into a Greensboro home and assaulting the resident with a knife.

Earlier in the day on Monday, officers learned that a 23-year-old victim and several of her friends were in a verbal altercation with another group of people. That evening around 11:30 p.m., the group showed up at the victim's apartment at Patio Place and forced their way inside.

The victim, her boyfriend Anthony Fuller, 28, and five young children were in the apartment during the invasion.

The suspects and Fuller began fighting and Fuller sustained several lacerations from the suspect's knife, according to police. His injuries were minor.

During the struggle, one of the suspects shot a gun inside. No one was hurt.

The suspects then stole items from the apartment and fled the area.

The suspects were later identified as Safye Townsend, 25, and Dallas McClure, 20.  They have not yet been found.

Warrants for their arrest are being sought for first degree burglary, robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy and assault with a deadly weapon.

Townsend is also being charged with possession of a firearm by felon.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000.

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