3 assaulted with clubs during home invasion robbery

BENTON COUNTY NEWS RELEASE -- On March 5, 2013 at about 02:17 am, three to five unknown suspects forced their way into a residence located in the 700 block of East 13th Avenue, in Kennewick. The three occupants were assaulted with clubs and robbed. The suspects, all wearing masks, fled the scene in a dark colored four door sedan. It appears drugs may be a contributing factor and although the victims suffered some injuries, all refused medical treatment.

Benton County Sheriff's Deputies and Detectives are actively investigating this case. Due to the nature and severity of the crime no further information is available.

If anyone has information about this crime we ask that they contact the Benton County Sheriff's Office Detectives Division at (509) 735-6555 or after business hours, by calling the non-emergency number for dispatch at (509) 628-0333.