Report: 3 men bind elderly woman, ransack home

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Police are investigating a report that three men broke into Covington Road home and bound an elderly woman then ransacked her home.

Allen County Sheriff’s officials said just after 6 p.m. Thursday, three men forced their way into a house in the 14200 block of Covington Road. The three duct-taped an elderly woman who was inside, and ransacked her house.

Sheriff’s department spokesman Adam Griffith said the intruders were looking for a safe or money. Nothing was taken from the home.

The woman – in her 80s – suffered minor injuries in the incident, Griffith said.

Police believe this is an isolated incident, according to Griffith. He did not release suspect descriptions.

The incident remains under investigation.

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