GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Separate home invasions, two days and 20 miles apart, have investigators in two counties each seeking two men.
Around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, two men allegedly broke into a Grandville home and held a married couple at knife point. They demanded a ransom from the man before leaving with the woman, who was tied up and blindfolded.
The husband called 911 as soon as the two men left the home with his wife.
The men then allegedly left her in a corn field in the 4700 block of South Division, just inside the Allegan County line. Police said she freed herself, then got help from a truck driver in a nearby parking lot.
According to police, the men were wearing masks.
Then, around 1 p.m. Thursday, a man broke into a 79-year-old woman's home in the 4200 block of Filmore Road in Filmore Township, assaulted her and left.
He kicked through a side door to the garage and was confronted by the woman once he got inside the home. He assaulted her, and she was taken to the hospital where she is said to be stable with a closed head injury.
The alleged assailant is described as a light-skinned black man with shorter hair, a long, thin face, about 6 feet tall and was wearing a light-colored shirt. He left in a grey or silver sedan with another man, also with a dark complexion.
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