20 December 2019
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Philip T. Rougeux
Troop D Commander
State Police in Herkimer is investigating a home invasion that occurred around 1 p.m. this afternoon at 149 Schaffer Road in the town of Russia. Two masked men forcibly entered the residence and assaulted the male homeowner and demanded property.
Troopers are searching for two male suspects, the first male is described as being approximately 6’3” tall and 175 pounds and the second male is approximately 5’10” tall and 140 to 150 pounds, wearing a ball cap with MONEY in white lettering. Both suspects were wearing black clothing and ski masks and may have left in a Ford Escort, color gray.
The victim was transported to an area hospital and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
If anyone has information regarding this home invasion, they are asked to contact State Police at (315) 366-6000.