• Elderly couple robbed at gunpoint in violent home invasion, CMPD says


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Three men forced their way into a home early Thursday morning in the Hidden Valley community and robbed an elderly couple at gunpoint, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.

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    The woman was hit by an attacker in the home on Log Cabin Road but police said she was not seriously hurt.

    The home invasion happened at 12:31 a.m., police said.

    No arrests have been made and detectives have not released a description of the men.

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