• Masked man invades Stanly County home, flees

    By: Liz Foster


    STANFIELD, N.C. - An armed man, who forced his way into a Stanly County home Sunday night and ordered two adults and two children on the floor at gunpoint, has not been caught.

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    The violent home invasion happened at a house on Yow Road in Stanfield at about 8:30 p.m., investigators said.

    The masked suspect robbed the family of several items then fled.

    The sheriff said an elderly man inside may have suffered a heart attack and is still in the hospital.

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