Investigation into home invasion robbery, assault in Delaware County

By NEWSChannel 2 Staff

KORTRIGHT, N.Y. (WKTV) - State Police are now investigating a home invasion robbery, where the 81 year old residents were assaulted in the middle of the night.

According to New York State Police, a masked male forced his way into a Stone Fort Road residence in the Town of Kortright, in Delaware County, around 2 a.m. Thursday. Once inside the home, authorities said the suspect assaulted the 81 year old sleeping occupants of the home by striking them with a long gun before leaving on foot in an unknown direction with an undetermined amount of cash.

State Police are requesting anyone with information regarding any observed parked vehicle on State Route 23 or Stone Fort Road during the early morning hours on Thursday, April 25, 2013, to contact authorities at 607-432-3211.

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