Suspects In McAlester Home Invasion Arrested In Texas, Police Say

Thursday, August 4th 2016, 9:52 am
By: News On 6

McAlester Police say the two men who ransacked an elderly woman's home this week have been arrested.

Police said the home invasion happened Tuesday. Detectives say two men entered the 89-year-old woman's home through an open garage door.

The men made her watch has they rummaged through the home taking the woman's purse, medication and jewelry.

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Police said the woman wasn't hurt. But the victim's daughter said she was shaken up.

Detectives say Hurst, Texas Police have arrested the two men. Hurst, Texas is located near Fort Worth.

According to Hurst police, they were investigating a home invasion in their community and were able to track people believed to be involved to an Arlington apartment.

They said when they served a search warrant, they found items belonging to the 89-year-old McAlester victim. Hurst police also said the suspected thieves were driving a stolen vehicle from McAlester.

Hurst police arrested four men and a woman and are trying to determine who was involved in the different crimes.

Police said the five people arrested are from Texas. It's unclear why they were in McAlester.

No names have been released at this time.