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Home Invasion Victims Jump to Escape Gun-Wielding Robbers

The residents said the alleged robbers took them to an upstairs bedroom where they were forced to lie face down on the floor while one man pointed a gun at them.

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    Victims of a home-invasion robbery escaped by jumping out of a window on the second floor of their home. Jane Yamamoto reports from Arcadia for the NBC4 News at 6 on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. (Published Saturday, Aug 16, 2014)

    Three people survived an armed home invasion robbery by jumping out of a window on the second floor of their home Friday night, police said. 

    Arcadia Police responded to the 600 block of West Lemon Avenue just before 11 p.m. to investigate sounds of a male and female screaming for help.

    Home Invasion Victims Escape Robbers by Jumping Out Window

    [LA] Home Invasion Victims Escape Robbers by Jumping Out Window
    Three people jumped out a window to escape a trio of robbers who broke into their home and threatened them at gunpoint. Police are searching for the robbers. Reggie Kumar reports live from Arcadia for Today in LA on Saturday, August 16, 2014. (Published Saturday, Aug 16, 2014)

    The residents told police that three men entered the home through an unlocked rear window, one of whom was armed with a dark-colored handgun.

    The residents said the alleged robbers took them to an upstairs bedroom where they were forced to lie face down on the floor while one man pointed a gun at them. The other two alleged robbers ransacked the home.

    When the armed robber was not watching, the victims ran to the window, pushed out the screen, jumped onto the roof and then jumped to the front yard where they began screaming for help.

    Two of the victims were taken to the hospital after sustaining injuries from the jump.

    The three men suspected of robbing the home have not been located. The victims described two of the men as adult males, one wearing a black hoodie and the other wearing a red hoodie.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Arcadia Police a 626-574-5150.