Elderly man injured during home invasion

September 27, 2012 7:13:11 AM PDT
Authorities are searching for the man responsible for the home invasion and armed robbery of an 80-year-old man in Durham.

Officials said a man entered the home on Cheek Road on Monday just before 4 p.m. through an unlocked door. The suspect allegedly robbed Riley Dehart at gunpoint.

Dehart sustained minor injuries to his head during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a male, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, 150 pounds, with dark, medium length hair.

A witness saw the suspect flee from the scene driving an older-model gray SUV or pick-up.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (919) 560-0857.

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