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UPDATED: Framingham Police Searching for 5-6 Suspects in Home Invasion, Woman and Children Bound

Police said the male homeowner was forced at gunpoint to open a safe.

Framingham Police Department. Credit: File photo
Framingham Police Department. Credit: File photo

Framingham Police reported about 10:15 p.m. they were continuing to search for five to six Hispanic or black males, who are suspects in a home invasion robbery on Beacon Street.

At about 8:45 p.m., a woman and three children were zip-tied by the men, while the male homeowner was forced to open a home safe at gunpoint, according to Framingham Police Lt. Ronald Brandolini, in an emailed message. 

An undisclosed amount of money was taken. All of the male suspects then fled the area.  all parties left the area. No one was injured in the crime.

Original Post at 9:17 p.m.

Framingham Police are searching for five to six people involved in a home invasion robbery on Beacon Street, according to an initial scanner report.

The suspects reportedly brandished a handgun and tied up the residents, according to the report.

The crime was reported about 9 p.m. at 257 Beacon St. Police are searching the area with police dogs, for five to six suspects who fled on foot.

Framingham Patch will update this post as more information becomes available.
Lisa September 16, 2013 at 01:51 PM
I don't think it was random either, scary nonetheless. I'm glad to hear that no one was hurt. The parents should think about all the people who may know they have a safe.
Michelle September 16, 2013 at 07:06 PM
Be observant and live your life. You cannot let the people that make poor choices win by making you live your life in fear. Unfortunately this happens everywhere. Let the good out weigh the bad and we win!
Todd Williams September 16, 2013 at 09:32 PM
it's a darn shame to say it but the people involved are upstanding and didnt deserve what resulted
Anechka Spaddy September 17, 2013 at 11:27 AM
What's ridiculous is that people still leave their doors unlocked in Framingham. I've never thought of any of the neighborhoods in this town as particularly safe from crime. If you leave your doors unlocked for the world to come in, then you're also partly responsible for what happens.

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