Yarmouth police seek suspects in Melissa Drive home invasion

One of the intruders reportedly armed with a gun

WEST YARMOUTH - Yarmouth police are searching for two suspects who reportedly forced their way into a Melissa Drive home in West Yarmouth, injuring and robbing the residents Friday night. According to a Yarmouth police release, the incident occurred around 7 p.m.

The victims told responding officers that two men--one described as white, the other as Brazilian--entered the home, dressing in dark clothing and masks.  One of the two suspects was reportedly armed with a gun, police said.

The two intruders, both described as being of average height and build, reportedly assaulted the residents of the home before stealing an undetermined amount of cash, according to police.

The suspects fled the scene on foot, before officers arrived, police said. A K-9 unit was brought in, but the suspects were not located.

Police did not confirm the number of victims or the extent of their injuries. It is unknown if the suspects were known to the victims.

Yarmouth police are asking that anyone who knows the suspects or has knowledge of the crime to call detectives at 508-775-0445.

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