Woman, granddaughter held at gunpoint in Winston-Salem home invasion

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are looking for three suspects accused of forcing their way into a home in Winston-Salem Wednesday evening and robbing a woman and her granddaughter at gunpoint.

Officers responded to the house on Teresa Avenue where the 64-year-old woman reported three men forced their way into her home around 10 p.m.

The woman and her 11-year-old granddaughter were held at gunpoint while the suspects searched the home for valuables. They stole the woman’s purse and an undisclosed amount of money.

No one was injured.

The suspects fled towards Raleigh Avenue before entering an unknown type of vehicle.

They are described as three black males, 16-20 years old, wearing dark clothing and ski masks.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident or similar crimes is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800. En Español: (336) 728-3904.