Residents apprehend suspect after he invaded their home
COLUMBIA- Columbia police responded to a home invasion on Parkside Drive near Cosmo Park on Tuesday night.
Several people were inside the residence when two men broke in. The residents were able to catch and detain a suspect until police arrived around 8:30 p.m. The victims did not sustain serious injuries. One of the suspects was taken into custody and the other suspect fled the scene.
Officers recovered a gun on the scene but no shots were fired.
A K-9 unit was used to survey the area for the loose suspect but they were unable to locate him as of late Tuesday.
The suspect in custody was arrested and transported to the Columbia Police Department. Charges are pending and the investigation is on-going.
[Editor's note: This story has been updated for clarity, correct grammar and spelling.]