Town of Russia, N.Y. -- State Police in Herkimer are investigating a home invasion that occurred around 1 p.m. Friday at 149 Schaffer Road in the Town of Russia.
Police say 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.
The incident forced Remsen School district to go on lockout for a period of time.
If anyone has information regarding this home invasion, they are asked to contact State Police at (315) 366-6000.